Fruit production in Bangladesh
Northern regions of Bangladesh is more suitable for fruit production
Northern regions of Bangladesh is more suitable for fruit production because of these area having suitable location, weather and soil conditions. Temperature, sunlight, rainfall, humidity and soil conditions of these area is very well for production of many types of fruits. Average annual temperature ranges between 15 ˚C and 30˚C. More sunlight and optimum humidity and rainfall are present for fruit production. Fertility status of soil is moderate in these area. Soils in general have a good moisture holding capacity. Sandy loam to loamy soil, soil pH ranges from 5.5 to 6.5. CEC and other essential nutrients are medium in these area. Because of present of these factor fruits are growing in these area.
Northern regions of Bangladesh like Rajshahi, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Chapainawabganj and Natore are more suitable for fruit production. Mango, litchi, melon, banana, Jujube are grows well in these area. Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj are best in Bangladesh for mango production. Rangpur, Dinajpur and Rajshahi are best for litchi production. Natore is best for melon production and also banana production. Jujube grows well Rajshahi. Beside these strawberry grows well in Rajshahi.