Ageing Pomological research is mainly focused on the development, enhancement ,cultivation and physiological studies of fruit trees, The goals of fruit tree improvement includes enhancement of fruit quality, regulation of production periods and reduction of production periods and reduction of production cost. importance of fruits in human diet is well recognised. Man cannot live on cereals alone. Fruit and Vegetables are essential for balanced diet and good health. Nutritionists advocate 6285 gram of fruit and 360 gram.
Vegetables per capita per day in addition to cereals pulses eggs etc. Fruits and vegetables are good source of vitamins and minerals without which Human body cannot maintain proper health and develop resistance to disease. They also contain pectin, cellulose,fats,proteins etc...