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MULTIPLE GRAFTS SAVE RARE MANGO CULTIVARS IN INDIA

Engineer turned Farmer Ravi Marshetwar grafts 51 types of Mango on one treeRavi became famous for one particular mango tree on his farm which is almost 50 years old, has 51 varieties of mangoes growing on it. Source: TWITTER/RAVI MARSHETWARWritten by: India TV Buzz Desk New Delhi June 04, 2018 12:47 ISTWalking in the footsteps of his father, Ravi Marshetwar decided to bring a social reform with his skills and ability. Ravi, who earned an engineering degree and worked for 10 years as a Civil Engineer in Muscat, become a farmer after he witnessed 100- farmers suicide in his area along. He left engineering and tried to bring in prosperity into the lives of farmers by teaching them new skills and spreading awareness. Today, he is well known for his grafting skills, by which he has grown 51 varieties of mangoes on the same tree after grating it for 1350 times.Ravi told The Better India, “My father was working in various fields to help people. However, the farmers’ ordeal became closest to …