Amrapali (mango)

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Mango 'Amrapali'
Genus Mango
Cultivar 'Amrapali'
Origin India

Amrapali is a mango variety introduced in 1971. It was developed as a hybrid variety of Dasheri and Neelum by Dr. Pijush Kanti Majumdar at the Indian Agriculture Research Institute at Pusa, Delhi IARI. Since then this mango has been introduced in the farms and orchards across India.

Characteristics[edit]

The tree is Dwarf, regular bearer, cluster. Bearing, small sized fruits, good keeping quality.[1] Its flesh is deep orange red and the fruit contains approximately 2.5–3.0 times more β carotene content than other commercial varieties of mango. However it is known to have a shorter shelf life.The average yield is 16 tonnes / hectare . [2] [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MANGO (Mangifera indica)". Retrieved August 15, 2012. 
  2. ^ Singh, Ranjan Kumar; Singh, R N (2010). "Effect of Post Harvest Treatments on Shelf life of Mango (Mangifera indica L.) Fruits cv. Amrapali". Research Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 1 (4): 415–418. 
  3. ^ Fruit growing by J S Bal