Suresh Forestry Network
Chickballapur, Chikkaballapur, Karnataka, India
Mobile : +91-9845300212, +91-9845315454
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Found throughout the State, preferably grows in deep well drained loamy soils.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Common Name : Mango
Telugu Name : Mamidi
Flowering : Creamy white colour flowers in large panicles appear from January to March.
Fruiting : Creamy white colour flowers in large panicles appear from January to March.
Morphology of the Fruit/Seed : Drupe 5 to 20 cms long, fleshy, ovoid, laterlly compressed with a protuberance on one side near the tip. Stone compressed, longitudinally furrowed and fibrous.
Seed Collection and Storage : Seeds are collected after depulping; seeds quickly lose viability. Mango stones mixed with charcoal and stored in sealed polythene bags at 20-30 oC, retain 17.5% viability after 120 days.
Pretreatment : Not required.
Nursery Technique : Sowing in big polybags is done in June or in raised primary beds in lines about 20 to 25 cms apart and spacing in line is about 10 cms. Germination starts within 15 days.
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