Innovating the art and science of fruit production


Pomologists are agricultural researchers who are experts in the study of fruits and nuts. A Pomologist could be an individual who studies and grows fruit. Moreover, they are in charge of keeping up the healthy development and planting of natural products, seeds, bushes and trees that they examine on. 

They are enlightened by the physical and chemical properties of the fruits and trees that produce them. Plant hereditary qualities, maturation, and fertilization are the zones of ability for Pomologists to work as Researchers. They certainly make the most elevated fruit quality in a given region and are knowledgeable of climate change. Pomologists work with the government, universities, colleges, private research centres, agricultural associations and can be found in labs, gardens, nurseries and farms.


For Bachelor’s

  • Aspirants have to pass 10+2 with at least 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and Agriculture from any recognised board. 
  • For the UG Program, students can opt for a Bachelor's degree in horticulture, botany, agricultural science or other related course. 

For Masters

  • Seekers need to pass their bachelor’s course with at least 60% marks. 

Job Roles

The field of pomology aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, the field of pomology presents innumerable job profiles. Below are mentioned some job profiles:

  • Fruit Scientist
  • Fruit Grower/Farmer
  • Pomology Professor
  • Pomology Agriculture Supervisor
  • Pomology Technician

Employment Sector 

  • Vineyard
  • Orchards
  • Greenhouse
  • Laboratories
  • Agricultural Organisations
  • Research Institutes
  • Colleges/Universities

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students in pomology. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India: 

  • ICAR (Agricultural Research Services)
  • Iffco Kisan Sanchar Limited
  • Rajasthan Subordinate and Ministerial Service Selection


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of a Pomologist is very impressive only in India.


Level of Salary

Salary Package per Month

Starting Salary

Approx ₹35,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹60,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹80,000


  • Technical skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Record-keeping skills
  • Communication skills
  • Field skills


As agriculture is a major factor for India’s economy, pomologists will continuously grow. If one works as a pomologist in the horticulture/agriculture industry, they will be able to anticipate an entry-level work either within the research, production or the administration departments. 

Usually, one would begin with being a junior analyst or producer in the cultivation department. They can get promotions as they gain involvement and begin working totally in fruit research and production. As a senior pomologist, one might lead management, production, research groups or become a teacher at an agricultural college.


  • Great Knowledge of species of plants
  • Can Establish own Business
  • High in Demand
  • This Industry will always keep growing


  • Difficult to understand the job role
  • Salary can be average in a private sector job
  • Work with hazardous chemicals