Md. Harun Ar Rashid

Md. Harun Ar Rashid
Bangladesh Agricultural University | BAU · Department of Horticulture

PhD in Plant and Environmental Sciences
Teaching and Research in Horticulture

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Introduction
Dr. Md. Harun Ar Rashid currently works at the Department of Horticulture, Bangladesh Agricultural University. Dr. Md. Harun Ar does research in Horticulture, Plant Molecular Biology, Plant Science, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Postharvest Biology and Technology, Seed Technology and Food Science. Their current project is 'Molecular characterisation of bulb formation and nutritional quality of local onion cultivars in Bangladesh'.
Additional affiliations
October 2019 - present
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Position
  • Professor
Description
  • Teaching and Research in Horticulture
August 2015 - present
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Position
  • Professor
August 2008 - August 2015
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Position
  • Professor
Education
September 2021 - May 2022
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Field of study
  • Horticulture

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Publications (66)
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An experiment was conducted at the Horticulture Farm of the Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh to evaluate the effects of sulphur and GA 3 on the growth and yield performance of onion cv. BARI Peaj-1. The experiment included four levels of sulphur viz., 0 (control), 15, 30 and 45 kg/ha and four concentrations of GA 3 viz., 0 (control),...
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2019. Effects of non-chemical treatments on postharvest diseases, shelf life and quality of papaya under two different maturity stages. Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 17(1): 14-25. https://doi.org/10.3329/jbau.v17i1.40658 Abstract Papaya is a climacteric fruit and highly perishable in nature, which trigger ethylene production and he...
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Genetic studies aimed at onion improvement have been limited because of high heterozygosity, a very large genome size with a high level of repetitive DNA and a biennial life cycle. Onion bulb initiation is daylength-dependent, which places a significant barrier to adapting new varieties for growth at different latitudes. Compared to the photoperiod...
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Adoption of organic farming has been increased which have a reduced impact on environment. An experiment was conducted at the Landscaping section and Laboratory of the Department of Horticulture, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh for optimisation of growth, yield and quality of strawberry cultivars through organic farming during the pe...
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In recent times application of chemical fertilizers is one of the more concerned topics to sustainable and ecofriendly production. The reduction of cultivable lands day by day is another thoughtful issue. Application of different organic manures is an ecofriendly and safer crop production techniques as well as beneficial for soil health. Planting o...
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The present experiment was carried out at the Laboratory of the Department of Horticulture, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from February to April 2020 to study the effects of varieties and organic postharvest treatments on shelf life and quality of cherry tomato. The two-factor experiment consisted of two varieties...
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Banana is a climacteric fruit and highly perishable in nature and hence, consumption period is very short after harvesting. An experiment was conducted to study the effects of hot water treatments and organic extracts on diseases, shelf life and quality of banana. The experiment consisted of two hot water treatments viz. hot water at 500C for 5 min...
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The present experiment was carried out at the Laboratories of the Department of Horticulture and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from February to April 2019 to study the effect of maturity indices and modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) on the extension of shelf life and quality r...
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The research work was done to assess the postharvest soil fungal population and to find out the relation between population dynamics of Trichoderma and soil borne disease of 41 eggplant cultivars. Soil samples collected from IPM lab germplasm maintenance field at post-harvest stage were analyzed for microbes in dilution plate technique. Fungal colo...
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An experiment was conducted at the Landscaping section of the Department of Horticulture, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from October 2018 to March 2019 to investigate the effects of varieties and organic manures on growth and yield of cauliflower. The experiment was laid out in Randomized Complete Block Design wit...
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Cherry tomato is an attractive, delicious, nutritious and healthy fruit which is very appealing to consumers. The demand of cherry tomato in the market is increasing day by day because of its superior quality and better sweet taste compared to large table tomatoes. A field experiment was conducted at the Landscaping Section of the Department of hor...
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Plant growth regulators have significant role in modifying the growth and flowering of plants. An experiment was conducted at the Landscaping Section of the Department of Horticulture, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from March to October, 2018 to investigate the effects of bulb types and plant growth regulators on...
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Onion bulb initiation is photoperiod-dependent. Understanding this is crucial for adapting new varieties for growth at different latitudes as well as aiding germplasm screening for choice of current varieties. This study aims to gain further understanding of the molecular mechanisms involved in onion bulbing process based on the parallels with well...
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Onion development is a complex process with each developmental event depending on the adequate supply of resources. Also, these resource components themselves are crucial nutrients in onion when consumed as food. For higher yield and better quality in onion production, it is essential to not only have a high level of photosynthesis but also effecti...
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An experiment was conducted to investigate the effect of varieties and inorganic fertilizers on growth and flowering of gerbera. The experiment consisted of two factors viz., Factor A: varieties (V 1= Mini Daisy, V 2 = Aladin) and Factor B: Different levels of inorganic fertilizers (T 0 = 0, T 1 = N 300 kg/ha, T 2 = P 275 kg/ha, T 3 = K 225 kg/ha,...
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Cherry tomatoes are taste-bud delight, delicious and nutritious food which become more nourishing, healthy and appealing to consumers when produced under organic farming. The experiment was conducted at the Horticulture Farm and Laboratory of the Department of Horticulture, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from Septe...
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Strawberry is a nutritious but highly perishable fruit, which require appropriate technology to maintain postharvest quality. Hence, an experiment was conducted to develop a safe technology for controlling postharvest fungal infection, shelf life extension and quality retention of strawberry using modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) and natural edi...
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Onion (Allium cepa L.) is the second most important vegetable and bulb crops cultivated worldwide (Brewster, 1994). In Bangladesh, total requirement of onion is 14,50,000 tonnes, whereas production is only 7,50,000 tons, hence, a shortage of 7,00,000 tons per annum (FAO, 2017). Onion bulb initiation is daylength dependent and varieties used are hig...
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Strawberry is a very popular, refreshing and nutritious fruit having powerful antioxidant and a safe, delicious addition to any diet. An experiment was conducted at the Landscaping section of the Department of Horticulture, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from October 2018 to April 2019 to develop a sustainable tech...
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Strawberry (Fragaria virginiana) is most delicious, attractive red coloured, nutritious, quick growing and exotic fruit in Bangladesh. Strawberry produces fruits during November to April. Decreasing production area due to change of farming land to settlements is a major obstacle for sustainable agricultural production in Bangladesh (Rashid, 2018)....
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An experiment was conducted to study the application of alternative treatments to control postharvest fungal infection and shelf life extension of papaya under different maturity stages at the Laboratories of the Department of Horticulture and Agricultural Chemistry, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from August to Oc...
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The study was conducted during the period from July 2017 to October 2018 at the Germplasm Centre of the Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU-GPC), Mymensingh to find out the effects of fruit thinning on the on-and off-season production of guava. The experiment consisted of two guava varieties viz. i. Swarupkathi and ii. BAU Piyara 5, and six fru...
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Bulb initiation in long-day onion is regulated at the physiological level in a similar way to the photoperiodic regulation of flowering in Arabidopsis. This study establishes in onion, the diurnal time-course expression, in onion, of key genes particularly linked to circadian regulation in Arabidopsis. The long-day onion variety 'Renate' and the sh...
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Background: Strawberry (Fragaria virginiana) is most delicious, attractive red coloured, nutritious, quick growing and exotic fruit in Bangladesh. Strawberry produces fruits during November to April. Decreasing production area due to change of farming land to settlements is a major obstacle for sustainable agricultural production in Bangladesh. Ve...
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Bulb initiation in long-day onion is regulated at the physiological level in a similar way to the photoperiodic regulation of flowering in Arabidopsis. This study establishes in onion, the diurnal time-course expression, in onion, of key genes particularly linked to circadian regulation in Arabidopsis. The long-day onion variety ‘Renate’ and the sh...
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An experiment was conducted to study the effects of maturity stages and organic treatments to control postharvest fungal infection, shelf life extension and quality retention of papaya at the Laboratories of the Departments of Horticulture and Agricultural Chemistry, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from August to No...
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An experiment was conducted to study the effects of maturity stages and organic treatments to control postharvest fungal infection, shelf life extension and quality retention of papaya at the Laboratories of the Departments of Horticulture and Agricultural Chemistry, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from August to No...
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Genetic studies aimed at onion improvement have been limited because of high heterozygosity, a very large genome size with a high level of repetitive DNA and a biennial life cycle. Onion bulb initiation is daylength-dependent, which places a significant barrier to adapting new varieties for growth at different latitudes. Compared to the photoperiod...
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Micronutrients have important functions on onion production. An experiment was conducted at the Landscape section and Laboratory of the Department of Horticulture, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from October, 2017 to March, 2018 to investigate the effects of micronutrients on bulb growth, yield and quality of local...
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Mussaendas are increasingly popular for the showy colour they provide during much of the year in garden landscapes. However, root formation in stem cuttings is a major challenge for cultivation of Mussaenda species. Therefore, the experiment was carried out at the Landscaping section of the Department of Horticulture, Bangladesh Agricultural Univer...
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The experiment was conducted to study the effects of maturity stages and organic postharvest treatments on physico-chemical changes and quality of papaya at the Laboratories of the Department of Horticulture, and Agricultural Chemistry, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from August to October 2018. The experiment cons...
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The experiment was conducted at the Laboratories of the Department of Horticulture, and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from February to June 2018 to study the physico-chemical properties of banana ripened by heat treatment. The experiment consisted of two varieties of banana viz....
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Gladiolus is the 8th most important in the world cut flower trade grown for its elegant attractive spikes and good keeping quality. However, the farmers in Bangladesh have limited access to the scientific cultivation of this crop, and yield and quality production of flower is low compared to other gladiolus growing countries in the world. Growth re...
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p>Gladiolus is an excellent cut flower grown throughout the world for its spikes with florets of massive form, brilliant colours, attractive shapes, varying size and long shelf life. However, major constraint for gladiolus cultivation is the corm dormancy. Plant growth regulators (PGRs) play an important role in breaking dormancy and promote more n...
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The experiment was conducted at the laboratories of the Department of Horticulture, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh and Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA) during the period from March to April 2017. The objective of the experiment was to evaluate the shelf life and quality of banana under different promising postharve...
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The research work was conducted at the Laboratories of the Departments of Horticulture, Biochemistry and Plant Pathology, Bangladesh Agricultural university, Mymensingh during the period from February to March 2011 to evaluate the effects of various plant extracts on physico-chemical changes of papaya cv.Shahi. The single factor experimeut was laid...
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The research work was conducted at the Laboratories of the Departments of Horticulture, Biochemistry and Plant Pathology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from February to March 201 I to evaluate the effects of various plant extracts on shelf life and disease incidence in papaya. The singlc factor experiment was laid...
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The present study was conducted at the Landscaping section of the Department of Horticulture, Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh during the period from
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The experiment was conducted at the Landscaping section and Laboratories of the Departments of Horticulture and Crop Botany, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from March to June 2017 to evaluate the different varieties of gerbera for vegetative and floral performance under shade house condition. Ten gerbera varieties...
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Genetic studies aimed at onion improvement have been limited because of outcrossing, high heterozygosity, very large genome size with high level of repetitive DNA and limited sequence data. Onion bulb initiation is photoperiod-dependent and day length regulation in onion is crucial for adapting new cultivars for growth and development under differe...
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Genetic studies aimed at onion improvement have been limited because of outcrossing, high heterozygosity and a very large genome size with a high level of repetitive DNA. Onion bulb initiation is photoperiod-dependent, which places a significant barrier to adapting new varieties for growth at different latitudes. In comparison to photoperiodic regu...
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Differential expressions of 22 genes of interest in the individual tissues of onion cv. Renate F1. Genes highlighted in red are those identified as being differentially expressed. Asterisks indicate relative levels of expression as measured by relative intensity of PCR products on gels.
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Genetic studies aimed at onion improvement have been limited because of the degree of outcrossing, high heterozygosity, very large genome size, repetitive DNA and limited sequence data (Eady, 1995; McCallum, 2007). Onion bulb formation is day length-dependent (Myers, 2006) and in comparison to flowering, relatively little is known about genetic reg...
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Onion genes found in Renate F1 onion
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Genetic studies aimed at onion improvement have been limited because of outcrossing, high heterozygosity, a very large genome size with a high level of repetitive DNA. Onion bulb initiation is photoperiod-dependent, which places a significant barrier to adapting new varieties for growth at different latitudes. In comparison to photoperiodic regulat...
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A project was conducted in the National Farmers' Union (NFU), Agriculture House/Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, CV8 2TZ, UK, during the period from 17 April to 30 June 2013. This project was based on review of bovine tuberculosis and badger control research in respect of covering the area of the Independent Scientific Group's (ISG) report on randomize...
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A project was conducted in the School of Biosciences, the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK, during the period from January to March 2013. This project was largely computational and used Illumina sequencing data to differential expression analysis using wheat samples. The dataset consists of the number of NGS sequence rea...
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An experiment was carried out at the Horticulture Farm of the Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from November 2010 to January 2011 to study the effects of cowdung and potassium on growth and yield of Kohlrabi. The experiment consisted of three levels of cowdung (0, 20 and 40 t/ha) and four levels of potassium (0, 20,...
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The experiment was conducted at the laboratories of the Departments of Horticulture, Plant Pathology and Biochemistry, Bangladesh Agicultural university, Mymensingh durlng-the period from September to october 2011 to flnd out the effects of different plant exffact, on physico-cGmical changes and quality of banana' The two-factor experiment consiste...
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An experiment was carried out at the Laboratories of the Departments of Horticulture, Plant Pathology and Biochemistry, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from September to October 201 I to assess the effects of various plant extracts on shelf life, disease incidence and severity of banana. The experiment was laid out...
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A field experiment was conducted at the Horticulture Farm of the Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from November 2010 to March 2011 to evaluate the effects of NPKS and mulching on growth and yield of garlic. The experiment consisted of four levels of NPKS viz. N 0 P 0 K 0 S 0 , N 120 P 40 K 130 S 20 , N 140 P 50 K 150...
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An experiment was carried out at the Laboratories of the Departments of Horticulture, Plant Pathology and Biochemistry, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from February to March 2011 to study the effects of different postharvest treatments on physico-chemical changes of papaya cv. Shahi. The experiment comprised nine p...
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An experiment was carried out at the Laboratories of the Departments of Horticulture, Plant Pathology and Biochemistry, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from February to March 2011 to assess the effects of different postharvest treatments on shelf life, disease incidence and severity in papaya cv. Shahi. The experime...
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An experiment was carried out at the Laboratories of the Department of Horticulture, Biochemistry and the Central Laboratory, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from September to October 2010 to assess the effect of low temperature on storage of papaya. The experiment comprised six temperature treatments viz., control...
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The experiment was conducted at the Farm and Laboratory of the Department of Horticulture, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh to study the effect of sulphur and GA3 on the storability of onion cv. BARI Peaj-I. The experiment consisted of four levels of sulphur viz., 0 (control), 15, 30 and 45 kglha and four concentrations of GA: viz., 0...
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An experiment was carried out at the Laboratories of the Departments of Horticulture, Biochemistry and the Central Laboritory, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from September to October 2010 to assess the effects of various postharvest treatments on changes associated with ripening of papaya cv. Shahi' The experiment...
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An experiment was conducted at the Horticulture Farm of the Bangladesh Agricultural Agricultural university, Mymensingh the period from December, 2006 to March, 2007 to growth and yield of carrot' The experiment consisted of four levels of NPKS fertilizers and crop duration on the Na5p13K3eSs. Ne0p26K66S16, N135P3eKe6s2a, and N1sep52K12eS:, k/ha, r...
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An experiment was conducted in the Department of Crop Science, University Putra Malaysia, Serdang and Nuclear Agency of Malaysia' Bangi' Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia, during the period from April to July, 2010 to study the maturity, shelf life and quality of papaya (Carica papaya Linn.) fruits as influenced by different postharvest treatments. Th...
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An experiment was carried out at the Laboratories of the Departments of Horticulture, Biochemistry and the Central Laboritory, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from September to October 2010 to assess the effects of various postharvest treatments on changes associated with ripening of papaya cv. Shahi' The experiment...
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An experiment was carried out at the Laboratories of the Departments of Horticulture, Biochemistry and the Central Laboratory, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the period from September to October 2010 to assess the effect of different postharvest treatments on the extension of shelf life and suppression of postharvest diseases...
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Nitrogen management and proper time of harvesting may lead to optimize carrot production. An experiment was conducted in an attempt to evaluate the effect of nitrogen levels and crop duration on growth and yield of quality carrot. The experiment was conducted at the Horticultural Farm of Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during the per...

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a) Broad objective The main objective of the project is to develop appropriate vertical model/framework, verticultural materials and media, and efficient fertilization for sustainable and quality production of cherry tomato. b) Specific objectives i) To determine the effective and efficient combinations between planting media and materials for optimum growth and yield of cherry tomato ii) To obtain the best planting models for the sustainable production of cherry tomato iii) To develop an efficient systems for supplying organic and inorganic fertilizers for optimum yield and quality of cherry tomato iv) To compare the two varieties of cherry tomato in respect of growth, yield and quality v) To determine the shelf life and quality of cherry tomato produced in vertical farming