Thursday, May 9, 2013

Mango (Mangifera indica Linn) - NATIONAL FRUIT

Mango (Mangifera indica Linn) is the most important fruit of India and is known as “King of fruits”.
The main mango producing states in India are Uttar Pradesh (23.86%), Andhra Pradesh (22.14%), Karnataka (11.71%), Bihar (8.79%), Gujarat (6.00%) and Tamil Nadu (5.09%).

India occupies top position in total production among mango growing countries of the world. India cultivates a wide variety of mangoes; some of them are very colourful and attractive with par excellence edible quality.


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