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         Alphonso

    • origin: India
    • Fruit size: Medium
    • Weight in grams: 370
    • Yield: Medium
    • Fruit color: Orange yellow
    • Fresh color: Yellow
    • Fibre content: Low
    • Seed type: Mono -embryonic
    • Fruit shape: Oval/oblique
    • Seed percentage: 11
    • Eating quality: Excellent
    • Regularity of bearing: Moderate
    • Tree habit: Moderately large
    • Harvesting season: January
    • Disease: Anthracnose
    • Susceptibility: Medium
    • Advantages: Excellent fruit quality, early and heavy cropper
    • Disadvantages: Tendency towards biennial cropping

Pests and Diseases
 
Mango fruit fly

Mealybugs

Mango aphid

Powdery mildew
 
Anthracnose
Mango survey

Mbeere  

Kilifi  

Makueni

Mango varieties in Embu and Makueni by District
Challenges

Cultural practices

Postharvest treatment

Chemical control

Challenges to Mango planting
Improvement

Mango planting

Mango Improvement Strategy
  By: Phanuel Oballa and Rachel Kariuki                                                                                       © 2015 KEFRI/KALRO Mango Research