Saturday, May 26, 2012

Mangoes in Senegal

Hi, after almost 2 years of absence, I'm back and happy to see the interest created by the mango related postings. Presently I am based in Senegal - West Africa, been here since 2009. The mango export season is about to start (mid-June) and production looks promising this year with beautiful Kent on their way of being harvested soon. David

Monday, March 22, 2010

Mango output may surge 50% to 2-cr tonne this year

IndiaInfoLine, 20 Mar 2010 - After hitting a rough patch last year, there may be a bumper mango production this year, say experts. Though figures on crop production vary, experts are unanimous that major mango producers like UP, Gujarat and Maharashtra will reap the bounty this year. Experts forsee 50% rise in mango production at 2 crore tonne, compared to average of 1.2 crore tonne.

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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Peru likely to export 9000 MT of fresh mangoes (to Japan) in five-year period

Andina - 2 Feb 2010

According to APEM’s general manager Juan Carlos Rivera, the first campaign to benefit of this would be that of 2010 – 2011 since the Peruvian mango season runs from ... read more...

Friday, January 29, 2010

Mexico: Yellow mangos expected to be in short supply until March

Producer News - 28 Jan 2010

Last season, mango-producing regions in southern Mexico produced an early bumper crop that resulted in large supplies of the yellow-skinned Ataulfo variety mangos in the marketplace in February, with many handlers having about twice ... read more...

India: Experts hope of good mango harvest

The Times of India - 28 Jan 2010

"Change in weather is a positive sign and if mercury continues to rise, a good mango season can be expected this year." ... read more...

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Indian mango yields down - 28 Jan 2010

Mango production in the Indian state of Karnataka is likely to be lower this year due to untimely rains, high humidity and pests which have resulted in erratic ... read more...

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

India: Horticulture dept foresees decline in mango crop due to poor monsoon and erratic flowering in Karnataka - 27 Jan 2010

Karnataka Horticulture department is now skeptical about the mango production in the state this year. The skepticism has come about because of untimely rains, retention of high humidity in the atmosphere and attack of pests which has resulted in erratic flowering pattern. ... read more...

Friday, January 22, 2010

Australia: (Fruit fly) Larvae found in mango in Tasmania

ABC Rural - 22 Jan 2010

The last fruit fly outbreak in Tasmania was in 1923, and lasted only a few days before the insects were killed by a heavy frost. The arrival of an infested mango around 12 January is a worrying development for the state's fruit growers who are in the midst of harvest. Tasmania's Quarantine Services manager Colin Sherman says finds like this one are rare and authorities have plans in place to deal with the situation, should the insect larvae turn out to be a pest of concern. ... read more...

Australia: Good mangoes, good prices

The Northern Star - 22 Jan 2010

THE best mango season for years has seen a dramatic fall in prices, but it’s still worth shopping around for the luscious summer fruit, a Northern Star survey has found. ... read more...

Monday, December 14, 2009

Australia: Mango growers want to boost Japan trade

Nov 17, 2009 - ABC News

Mango exporters in far north Queensland are looking at ways to increase exports to a lucrative Asian market. ... read more...