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Anthrancnose

Plant Disease Aug. 2008 [slightly revised, May 2010] PD-48 Mango Anthracnose Published by the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) and issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Andrew G. Hashimoto, Director/Dean, Cooperative Extension Service/CTAHR, University of […]

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Mango General

Mango is called the king of all fruits because of its rich, luscious, aromatic flavor and a delicious taste in which sweetness and acidity are delightfully blended. It is the most popular and the choicest fruit and occupies a prominent place among the fruits of the world. The Encyclopedia Britannica (2008) reports that the mango […]

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World Mango Varieties

World Mango Varieties Country Varieties Australia B74, Brooks, green eating, Haden, Irwin, Keitt, Kensington Pride, Kent, Nam Doc Mai, Palmer, R2E2, Calypso, Honeygold Bangladesh Chok anan, Ashini, Fazli, Himsagar, Khirshapat, Langra, Lokhon-bhog, Raj-bhog Brazil Coquinho, Haden, Manga Espada, Manga Rosa, Palmer, Tommy Atkins Cambodia Cambodiana China Baiyu, Guixiang, Huangpi, Huangyu, Macheco, Sannian, Yuexi Coasta Rica […]

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Powdery Mildew

Plantwise images See more… Symptoms Oidium mangiferae attacks the young tissue of all parts of the inflorescence, leaves and fruit. Infection shows initially as small patches of white powdery mycelium, which may later coalesce to cover large areas. On older leaves and fruit, infected tissue has a purplish-brown cast as the white growth weathers away […]

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Diseases in India

Mangoes in India . . . . . DISEASES Mango suffers from several diseases at all stages of its life. All the parts of the plant, namely, trunk, branch, twig, leaf, petiole, flower and fruit are attacked by a number of pathogens including fungi, bacteria and algae. They cause several kinds of rot, die back, […]

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Photo courtesy of Ian Maguire UF/IFAS/TREC Mango Scientific name: Mangifera indica Family: Anacardiaceae Growth stages Pests For weeds and diseases please see further down on this page. For rodents, snails and slugs please click here Seed Sown seeds Seedling Stage Leaves  Leaf miner Mango mealybug Mango shoot caterpillar Whitefly Vegetative Stage Shoots Mango leafhopper Mango shoot caterpillar Mango tip borer Spider mites Leaves Mango leafhopper Mango […]

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Pests of MangobySirasak TeparkumDepartment of HorticultureVirginia Polytechnic Institute & State University  Mango Introduction: The mango, Magnifera indica L., is grown throughout the subtropics and tropics and is one of the world’s most important fruit crops. India produces 70% of the world’s mangoes, although Mexico is the largest exporter of the fresh fruit. Taxonomy: The mango is a member of the […]

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Mango by Julian W Sauls

Mango Julian W. Sauls Extension Horticulturist Mango is regarded as the queen of fruits in tropical areas of the world. Prior to the severe freezes of the 1980s, numerous mango trees were in production in yards across the lower Rio Grande Valley, including a small orchard near Mercedes. Grown for its large, colorful and delicious […]

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High Density Planting of Mangoes

Introduction Mango is the most important fruit crop of India and comes next to banana, apple and oranges on the basis of global acreage and production. India contributes about 60% (9.5 million t) in the world mango production (15.7 million t). Mango contributes 40% to national fruit production (22.168 million t) and occupies 42% of […]

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General Information

  Mangoes, the sacred fruit  The mango has been cultivated for over four thousand years, and by some accounts for over six thousand years. Originally from northern India, the mango has spread to every tropical corner of the world. Easily the most consumed fruit in the world, with worldwide production at around 35 million tons […]

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