The Mango Factory wants you to get the most from your mango adventures. You will want to know how to choose, ripen and store your mangoes once you get them home. The first step is choosing a great mango (and we have the best). You might be surprised to learn that you shouldn’t judge a […]
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Morton, J. 1987. Mango. p. 221–239. In: Fruits of warm climates. Julia F. Morton, Miami, FL. ——————————————————————————– Mango Mangifera indica L. ——————————————————————————– Description Origin and Distribution Varieties Blooming and Pollination Climate Soil Propagation Dwarfing Culture Harvesting Yield Ripening Keeping Quality and Storage Pests and Diseases Food Uses Toxicity Other Uses Related Species Food Value ——————————————————————————– […]
Crop Profile for Mango in Florida Prepared Jan., 2002 General Production Information The mango acreage for 2000 was reported to be 1,675 acres, which represents approximately 168,000 trees. Mango acreage has been constant at the 1,700 to 1,800 acre range since Hurricane Andrew struck in fall of 1992. Prior to this event, production in the […]
Mangos orginated in Southeast Asia and India, where references to the fruit are documented in Hindu writings dating back to 4000 B.C. Buddhist monks cultivated the fruit and in fact, the mango is considered to be a sacred fruit in the region because is is said that Buddha himself meditated under a mango tree. The […]
For the entire mango season I had marked 10 panicles to follow their growth. The ones seen below were the most successful and produced one mature Keitt mango. The other 9 did not do as well producing very small fruit that cracked and fell off. To see the photos, click here. Source: Ian Maguire and […]
The mango panicles that I have been photographing are starting to set fruit and now begins the much slower and selective phase of this cycle. There may be 10 to 50 small fruits that set on each panicle but as time passes many, if not all, will drop. Last year, I tagged 3 panicles on […]