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US supports Pakistan for enhancing mango export

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The US government is helping mango farmers of Pakistan to access new markets, stated a US embassy. For International Development of “Mango Gala”, Jerry Bisson the USAID Mission Director and Dr. Yusuf Zafar the Chairman Pakistan Agricultural Research Council supported 13 mango farmers to collect mango graders value $750,000 by the US Agency that will […]…Read More

Nestle to introduce latest mango farming techniques among locals

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Nestle Pakistan has revealed that they want to invest on the development of farming in order to expand its business in the agriculture sector. “I am unable to tell the exact amount the company is investing at the moment but I can assure that the investment is in millions”, said Ali Ashar Syed, corporate manager […]…Read More

Mango Fruit Festival

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Sindhri Mango is pride of Pakistan Exhibition and seminar, a twin that is 52nd National Mango and Summer Fruit Festival are organized at Mirpurkhas (Sindh). Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) office at Hyderabad participated in the twin events. The Exhibition held at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Hall, Horticulture Research Institute, Mirpurkhas. Provincial Minister for Agriculture […]…Read More

Pakistan introduces new secret mango variety

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: A new mango variety has been introduced in the experimental mango area of the Sindh Horticulture Research Institute in Mirpurkhas. The local administration there is, however, reluctant to publicize the release for fear of upsetting big growers and landlords in the region. The new mango variety will be available for almost half a year, which could challenge the monopoly of the landlords and large scale growers, who fear financial loss due to an influx of early fruit on…Read More

Pakistan introduces new secret mango variety

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: A new mango variety has been introduced in the experimental mango area of the Sindh Horticulture Research Institute in Mirpurkhas. The local administration there is, however, reluctant to publicize the release for fear of upsetting big growers and landlords in the region. The new mango variety will be available for almost half a year, which could challenge the monopoly of the landlords and large scale growers, who fear financial loss due to an influx of early fruit…Read More

Mango Peel: An imperative health care

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article image Health is of fundamental importance for all living organisms. It is that balanced condition of a living being in which the primary, harmonious performance of the vital functions leads to maintenance of the organism and its normal development. The meaning of health for human beings is the capability of individuals or communities to adapt and self-manage while confronting the physical, mental or social challenges. "Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being…Read More

Farmers urged to save mango from diseases

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article image Staff Report MULTAN: Horticulturists have advised mango growers especially in Punjab to take timely steps to tackle mango malformation disease to avoid production losses. In a press statement issued by the Punjab Agriculture Department, the experts said botanical malformation attacks new plants while flower malformation attacks flowers. The disease leaves the leaf shorter in size and pointed and affects the growth of branches. Its attack on 3-4 month old nursery plants stops growth…Read More

Potential of mango seed and kernal oil in Pakistan

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article image Mango (botanical name; Magnifera indica) is the evergreen world popular fruit tree due to delicious, nutritious and good taste and grown since more than 4000 years ago in the tropical areas of the world. In Pakistan, mango cultivation area is about 93.42 thousand hectares and production is 915.3 thousand tons. Mango growing districts in Punjab are Bahawalpur, Multan, Muzaffargarh, and Rahim Yar khan. There are many variations depending upon variety on an average dry stone weight that…Read More

Mango exports to EU go up by 8,500 MT

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Mango export from Pakistan to the European Union has increased by 8,500 metric tons than the last year. This year mangoes’ export was 90,500 metric tons against 82,000 metric ton in 2013. The Pakistani mangoes also got better price this year. Sources said that the government had declared hot water treatment a must for mangoes export to EU which brought good response from the European customers because the number of rejected consignments was only two, while 237…Read More

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Experts show concern over declining mango orchards

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article image Staff Report Isb: Mango experts, farmers, academia and researchers showed a great concern over the fast decreasing mango orchards in Sindh. Speaking at a two-day "Conceptual Workshop on Pre- and Post-Harvest Management Interventions", growers said they are facing field problems, like lack of orchard management practices, water shortage and attack of fruit fly on the king of fruits mango and losing their source of income. The event was organized by the Australia-Pakistan…Read More