Amazing Mango facts..!!

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Amazing Mango facts..!!



• The name 'mango' is derived from the Tamil word 'mangkay' or 'man-gay'. When the Portuguese traders settled in Western India they adopted the name as 'manga'.

• Nearly half the world's mangoes are cultivated in India, which makes India, the largest producer in the world.

• The mango is the national fruit of India, Pakistan and the Philippines. It is also the national tree of Bangladesh.

• Mangos are an excellent source of vitamins A and C, and for those who are physically active, whether working out or constantly on the go, mangos are a great way to replenish that lost potassium.

• Mango, in which the seed has not fully formed, can be combined with salt and honey to treat diarrhea, dysentery, piles, morning sickness, chronic dyspepsia, indigestion and constipation. Treatments for heat stroke, bilious disorders and scurvy have also been recorded.

• The mango triterpene, lupeol, is an effective inhibitor in laboratory models of prostate and skin cancers.

• There are nearly 1000 mango varieties in India. India have following variety of mangos.

Alphonso', 'Banganapalli', 'Bombay', 'Bombay Green', 'Chausa', 'Dashehari', 'Fazli', 'Fernandian', 'Himsagar', 'Kesar', 'Kishen Bhog', 'Langra', 'Mallika', 'Mankurad, 'Mulgoa', 'Neelum', 'Pairi', 'Samar Behisht Chausa’, 'Suvarnarekha', 'Totapuri', 'Vanraj', 'Zardalu', 'Amrapali', 'Bangalora', 'Gulabkhas'.

However, only about few varieties are grown commercially. Apart from above, some other hybrid varieties like alfazli, sundar, Langra, sabri, Jawahar, Neelphonso, Neeleshan, Neeleshwari and PKM 2, are also produced by cultivators.
 

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Nice info nisha. So many varieties pa... Thanks for sharing
 

Nishahameetha

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Nice info nisha. So many varieties pa... Thanks for sharing
Yeah Nathasha so many varieties, Welcome dear :)
 

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good!
na nalla sapduvene mango. .
picture paatha udane sapdanum pola thonuthu. . .
antha picturla irunthu oru chinna piece mango na yeduthukidren. .
k?
neenga sona information nalla iruku. .
thanks. .
 

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good information nisha
Thanks Aparna :)

good!
na nalla sapduvene mango. .
picture paatha udane sapdanum pola thonuthu. . .
antha picturla irunthu oru chinna piece mango na yeduthukidren. .
k?
neenga sona information nalla iruku. .
thanks. .
Hey Daisy ungalukku ilathatha ma full ve antha mango va yeduthukoga ma, hmmmm k va.......

Welcome dear :)
 

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mambala season vanthachu nisha super
 

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Evlo varieties Nish dear...
Ellamae taste panna asaiya irukku...:hungry:

Thanks for info & sharing Dear...:)
 

Nishahameetha

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Evlo varieties Nish dear...
Ellamae taste panna asaiya irukku...:hungry:

Thanks for info & sharing Dear...:)
aama Subha ivolo varieties ma, hmmm mango season dhaan vanthache ella varieties um oru kattu kattuga :hungry:

Welcome dear :)
 

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mouth watering mango

even i love to eat mango here hyderabad also we are getting more varieties

thanks for sharing the information about mango which is new to me


 

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