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Food Value Per 100 g of Ripe Mango Flesh

Fruit Calories 62.1-63.7 Moisture 78.9-82.8 g Protein 0.36-0.40 g Fat 0.30-0.53 g Carbohydrates 16.20-17.18 g Fiber 0.85-1.06 g Ash 0.34-0.52 g Calcium 6.1-12.8 mg Phosphorus 5.5-17.9 mg Iron 0.20-0.63 mg Vitamin A (carotene) 0.135-1.872 mg Thiamine 0.020-0.073 mg Riboflavin 0.025-0.068 mg Niacin 0.025-0.707 mg Ascorbic Acid 7.8-172.0 mg Tryptophan 3-6 mg Methionine 4 mg Lysine […]

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Mango Toxicity to Hypersensitive Persons

The sap which exudes from the stalk close to the base of the fruit is somewhat milky at first, also yellowish-resinous. It becomes pale-yellow and translucent when dried. It contains mangiferen, resinous acid, mangiferic acid, and the resinol, mangiferol. It, like the sap of the trunk and branches and the skin of the unripe fruit, […]

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How To Grow Mango Trees

Here’s a short briefing: Mango trees have been cultivated and grafted for hundreds of years. Grafting was a ‘secret’ in many cultures and tasty mangoes were status symbols for the royalty only. Ancient kings would steal limbs off each others’ mango trees and bribe and kidnap the other kings’ gardeners. Peasants were beheaded for possession […]

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General Crop Information

This summary was prepared from publications by Chia, C. L. et. al. and Wanitprapha, K., et. al.. FAMILY: Anacardiaceae SCIENTIFIC NAME: Mangifera indica L. ORIGIN: South and Southeast Asia DESCRIPTION Mango trees are deep-rooted, symmetrical evergreens that attain heights of 90 feet and widths of 80 feet. Mango trees have simple alternate lanceolate leaves that […]

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