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UPDATE FROM INDIA BY GHOUSIA FRUITS ...






Mango Producing States Map





Greetings to the IMO from India:




There is some disappointing news for mango lovers as the crop is likely to be delayed this year. 


Cyclone Thane and indifferent weather has affected flowering and could negatively impact the crop.



The mango is cultivated in frost-free tropical and sub-tropical climates. More than a third of the world's mangoes is produced in India and Krishnagiri district is a major producer of some of the most popular varieties. 



According to the district's horticulture department, mango crops have been planted in 40,000 hectares of land in the district. 


About 7.3 tonnes of mangoes are produced per hectare. 


The fruit is generally harvested in the middle of February. In March/April, it is usually available in the market.



The unseasonal weather has upset the cycle. 


The flowering happens in mid December. However, this season, the flowering was minimal in the mango orchards. 


Consequently, there will be a delay in the arrival of the fruit.



I can tell you exactly on feb end as how this year its gonna be ...but this year Mango is less as last year it was a bumper crop.





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