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LIMITED START TO INDIA MANGO DATA BASE

Despite this biodiversity, the country does not have a central repository that keeps an account of its rich mango heritage. Now scientists at the Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur, have prepared a new database which will be of great help to mango breeders.The mango database lists 40 mango varieties based on a standard set of features.
http://www.downtoearth.org.in/news/a-mango-database-developed-for-plant-breeders-60752

A SLOPPY MEXICAN MANGO SEASON UNDERWAY

TAD THOMPSON of THE PRODUCE NEWS recently spoke with the.owner of the largest by volume importer of Mexican mangoes about the 2018 seasonSo far this season, “the markets have been sloppy,” Wade Shiba of GM Super Sales said.
There has been an overlap with Guatemalan exporters and the early Mexican deal “has been a little heavy with volume.”Oaxaca, Mexico, is winding down on volume, which will help reduce Mexican supplies, he added.http://www.producenews.com/more-company-profiles/company-profiles/24192-gm-sourcing-mexican-mangos-from-many-areas