Mango production round-the-year? Kota farmer develops a new variety
Date : 05-04-2021
Shrikishan who is the brain behind this mango variety dropped out of school after class two and take up the family profession of gardening
Shrikishan Suman a 55-year-old farmer from Kota, Rajasthan, has developed an innovative mango variety which is a regular and round-the-year dwarf variety of mango called Sadabahar, which is resistant to most major diseases and common mango disorders.
According to a release by the Ministry of Science & Technology, the fruit is sweeter in taste, comparable to langra and being a dwarf variety, is suitable for kitchen gardening, high-density plantation, and can be grown in pots for some years too. Besides, the flesh of the fruits, which is bourn round the year, is deep orange with sweet taste, and the pulp has very less fiber content which differentiates it from other varieties.
Links : https://www.livemint.com/science/news/mango-production-round-the-year-kota-farmer-develops-a-new-variety-11617635429068.html