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Abstract. The pineapple (Ananas comosus) is a tropical plant with an edible multiple fruit consisting of coalesced berries, which originated from the area between southern Brazil and Paraguay.Taxonomically, pineapple belongs to family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Bromelioideae, order Bromeliales, genus Ananas, and species comosus.It is grown worldwide and has become the second most important fruit ...
Pineapple is usually propagated by sucker, slip, and crown. These planting materials of 5-6 months age bear flowers after 12 months of planting except crowns which bear flowers after 19-20 months. Pineapple plants produced through tissue culture are also available for cultivation. The spacing of Pineapple Plants: