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Tropics At The Market...Mangoes by Janis Zroback

http://janispaintseveryday.com/







Tropics At The Market...Mangoesby Place (slender) mango
 slice exposing 
ends
pare away 
(exquisite) remaining
 bits of skin


MANGOES FOR SALE ON THE STREETS OF PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO ....

PRICE REMAINS THE SAME ON SIX COUNT ATAULFO CLAMSHELLS AT COSTCO ...

PRICING & QUALITY OF ECUADORIAN FRUIT DROPPING AT COSTCO WEST COAST ...

These pictures were taken saturday, November 26, 2011 at COSTCO Vista, California...












WEAKER LOOKING FRUIT....ONE BAD FRUIT PER BOX ON AVERAGE....
























8 count and 9 count sizing TOMMY ATKINS 















Depending upon 8 or 9 count, the per box cost has dropped from 9.99 to 8.79 (down $1.20 per carton in the past week).







FLOWER INDUCTION THAT REVOLUTIONALIZED MANGO INDUSTRY ...

Flower induction tech revolutionizes mango industry


By Rudy A. Fernandez

(The Philippine Star)

Updated November 27, 2011 12:00 AM  










LOS BAÑOS, Laguna, Philippines – The flower induction technology developed by a noted Filipino plant scientist continues to revolutionize the Philippine and the world’s – mango industry.



The technology was crafted by Dr. Ramon C. Barba who, although now retired as professor and scientist of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), has continued to devote his life to scientific activities to this day.



Through the research breakthrough, which is considered worldwide as the most important discovery in mango, a mango tree can be induced to flower and bear fruits any time of the year by spraying it with one percent potassium nitrate.

Since the technology was developed by Dr. Barba in 1974, it has been widely adopted in the Philippines, as well as in Asia and Latin America.

It has earned for him numerous awards, the latest being the 2011 Dioscero L. Umali A…