Trichy: After banning the use of carbide stones in artificially ripening mangoes, the food safety and drug administration department is now focussing on using ethylene powder to ripen the fruit.

NEW DELHI: Just before onset of summer that brings along with it the sweetness of mangoes and watermelons, the food regulator has decided to tighten the noose around those artificially ripening fru

Although there are couple of weeks more to an ending winter, some of the mango trees have started sprouting early in Rajshahi region.

The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) will launch a mega plantation drive on massive scale during monsoon season to create "urban forests" in Delhi to make the environment clean and

Even though the district administration is trying hard to perform its best under the Tandarust Punjab Mission, it has yet to tighten the noose around those selling adulterated food items and using

Mango growers in Karnataka, who were looking to reap a good bounty by exporting their mango crops, are disappointed as the exportg business has been hit due to Nipah virus scare.

PATNA: People in city can now buy carbide-free mangoes and litchis from three Jeevika outlets here.

Meanwhile, the death toll due to Nipah virus in Kerala rose to 16 on Thursday.

Mango (Mangifera indica L.) is the most important commercially grown fruit crop in India, available throughout the length and breadth of the country and aptly acknowledged as the ‘national fruit of India’. It enjoys a prominent place in the Indian fruit market, contributing more than 20% of total fruit production from 36% of the total fruit area.

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