Grape - Gibberellin Application on Grapes
Gibberellin application on table grape (Keshmeshi) in the Shomali plain (Guldara
district), Kabul, Afghanistan 2008
Grapes and raisins are, by value and volume, the most important perennial fruit crop in
Afghanistan, with an estimated production value of US $180 Million in 2003.
An increasingly important late season production area for table grapes for the Kabul market,
and occasional exports, is the Shomali plain. The main variety traditionally for raisin grape
production has been the Keshmeshi grape, with a more recent introduction of the
Shundukhani variety from Kandahar. The Keshmeshi grape is reputedly the original variety
taken around the world as Thompson Seedless....