Indian jujube or Ber also known as poor man fruit is hardy fruit crop suitable for arid region. Ber is rich source of Protein, Vitamin C and minerals. It is cultivated throughout the country. Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil nadu and Andhra Pradesh are major Ber growing states. It is a common and fourth important fruit crop (after kinnow, mango, gauva) of Punjab state.