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Pruning UF

Pruning Mango Trees Roy Beckford, Ag/Natural Resources Agent, UF/IFAS Lee County Two Main Precautions Before You Begin Working 1. Mango peel and sap contain urushiol, the chemical in poison ivy and poison sumac that can cause urushiol-induced contact dermatitis in susceptible people. Cross-reactions between mango contact allergens and urushiol have been observed. Those with a […]

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Grafting Univ. of Florida

Fact Sheet HS-58 April 1994 Mango Propagation1 Julian W. Sauls and Carl W. Campbell2 Mangos can be propagated rather easily by several methods. Seeds are sometimes grown to produce new cultivars and are commonly used to produce rootstocks for improved cultivars. Polyembryonic cultivars of mango generally come true from seed, but monoembryonic types do not. […]

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G.Drafting by Richard J Campbell, Ph.D & Noris Ledesma

Mango Propagation Mango Propagation From the book Tropical Mangos “How to grow the world’s most delicious fruit” By Richard J. Campbell,Ph.D and Noris Ledesma Seeds.  There are two distinct seed types among mango cultivars. Mangos originating on the northern plains of India, in Florida, Israel and South Africa generally have seeds with a single embryo and […]

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Grafting Mangoes

Summary With all grafting, observe the following points: maintain good hygiene throughout use healthy, vigorous rootstocks use healthy scion or bud wood with active buds keep unused bud wood wrapped in plastic and stored in an esky or refrigerator use fresh scion wood if possible always cover the fresh graft with a plastic bag to […]

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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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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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