Mango lovers, rejoice! It may be a bumper crop this season

S V Hittalmani, Additional Director of Horticulture, said flowering started in Ramanagara and Bengaluru Rural region in November.

published on : 8th December 2022

Totapuri mangoes selling like hot cakes, traders queue up in Chittoor district 

The traders from Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Punjab visit the mango markets in Damalacheruvu, Tirupati, Bangarupalyam and Puttur. 

published on : 25th June 2022

With Karaikal Mangani Thiruvizha around the corner, activists express concern over quality of fruits

Use of ripening agents such as calcium carbide and ethephon could cause serious health issues, officials said.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Magical mornings of mangoes and merriment near Chennai

The Mango Tourism Festival at Hanu Reddy Raghava Farms over the weekend was a melting pot of traditional games, cultural activities, mango-based events and food.

published on : 14th June 2022

Mango production down by around 70 per cent in UP due to adverse weather, say growers

A maximum temperature of 30 to 35 degrees Celsius is required during the flowering season but this year the temperature soared to 40 degrees Celsius in March itself, damaging the mango flowers.

published on : 29th May 2022

No artificial ripening of mangoes, Salem traders told

A fine of Rs 2 lakh will also be slapped on the traders in violation of the norms.

published on : 13th May 2022

1.5 tonne of artificially ripened mangoes seized in Tamil Nadu's Villupuram

According to official sources, inspections at 15 fruit stalls and five godowns located in MG Road, EP Road and Bahar Shah street were held to check the quality of mangoes.

published on : 11th May 2022

Kovai frets over artificial ripening of mangoes

Residents have complained about the traders who have been using chemicals such as ethylene ripeners, ethylene sprays, etc., to artificially ripen mangoes.

published on : 8th May 2022

Here come the mangoes

As the heatwave takes over the whole of North India, most of us have been cooped up inside homes.

published on : 5th May 2022

Staying sustainable for this summer staple  - mangoes

Yet, identifying a naturally-ripened fruit has been a gamble for years. Addressing and offering a solution to this is Chennai-based MangoPoint. 

published on : 19th April 2022

Not a fruitful year for Koraput’s mango farmers

Low productivity of mango this summer has shattered hopes of the farmers across Koraput district.  

published on : 10th April 2022

Civic body asks right-wing activist Sambhaji Bhide to explain 'kids through mangoes' claim

The civic body sent a show cause notice to Bhide, asking him to prove his claim that the fruit from his mango orchards helped childless couples in having a male child.

published on : 27th June 2018

Sambhaji Bhide creates row with 'mangoes for sons' remarks, gets slammed

Controversial Hindutva leader Sambhaji Bhide has said that a number of couples were blessed with sons after eating mangoes from his orchard, drawing sharp reactions from various quarters.

published on : 12th June 2018