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PERU MANGO EXPORTS THREATENED BY EL NINO






















Piura: El Nino threatens 80% of mango exports









The president of the Peruvian Association of Mango Producers and Exporters, Joaquin Balarezo Valdez, stated that at least 80% of the mango production for export could be lost if the forecast rainfall due to the El Niño phenomenon, starts in December. 





Yesterday, the entrepreneur participated in the mango national congress where he said that the spots produced by fungi would frustrate exports and cause big losses for producers.

"The mango plantations have flowered and have fruits, that's the difference with 1982. This year we have prepared ourselves for the rains. Problems will arise if the rains come in December and are continuous because the mango would be affected by fungi and we wouldn't be able to export it,"
  he said.





In 2014 Peruvian mango exports amounted to $187 million dollars.








Source: larepublica.pe




Publication date: 11/9/2015







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Alphonso





Alphonso (mango)
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Alphonso (हापुस Haapoos in Marathi, હાફુસ in Gujarati, ಆಪೂಸ್ Aapoos in Kannada) is a mango cultivar that is considered by many[who?] to be one of the best in terms of sweetness, richness and flavor. 


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