Mango (Mangifera indica L.)

  • Shrikant Hiwale


Mango (Mangifera indica L.) is the number one fruit tree in respect to area, production, as well as income. It is known for its liking by the people, attractive color, vitamins, and mineral composition. The area under mango from 1978 to 1979 was 942,560 ha which was 42.6 % of the total area under fruits with a total production of 8.215 million tons. In 2010–2011, the area was 2,297,000 ha, a phenomenal 2.43 times increase, but there is a decrease in percentage of total area (36.0 %). The leading mango growing states in India are Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Orissa, and West Bengal. The varieties suitable for export are Alphonso, Kesar, and Dashehari which are grown on large scale. Fresh mango export was to the tune of 83,703 t worth Rs. 17,071 Lakhs in 2008–2009. Large quantity of mango pulp is also exported in 2008–2009; it was 173,013 t worth Rs. 75,298 Lakhs.


Commercial Variety Fusarium Moniliforme Graft Union Fruit Characteristic Agroclimatic Condition 
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  • Shrikant Hiwale
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  1. 1.Fruit CropsCentral Horticultural Experiment StationVejalpurIndia

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