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Carabao
    Carabao

  • Origin: Phillipines
  • Fruit size: Medium
  • Weight in grams: 311
  • Yield: Medium/heavy
  • Fruit color: Light green to bright yellow
  • Fresh color: Lemon yellow
  • Fibre content: Low
  • Seed type: Polyembryonic
  • Fruit shape: Oblong to elongate
  • Seed percentage: 7.5
  • Eating quality: Good/excellent
  • Regularity of bearing: Alternate
  • Tree habit: Vigorous and upright
  • County: Research ongoing
  • Harvesting season: January
  • Pest attack: Fruit fly
  • Disease: Research ongoing
  • Susceptibility: Good
  • Advantages: Good yields and excellent quality
  • Disadvantages: May alternate in bearing fruits
  • Irrigation: Research ongoing
  • Fertilizer: Research ongoing
  • Pesticides: Research ongoing
  • Fungicides: Research ongoing

Pests and Diseases
 
Mango fruit fly

Mealybugs

Mango aphid

Powdery mildew
 
Anthracnose
Mango survey

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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