Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 9/7/2014
Publication Date: N/A
Technical Abstract: The book chapter presents a review of the historical importance of mango in Florida; geographical distribution of mangos in Florida; statistical data including total and seasonal production, main cultivars and their descriptors; cultural practices (i.e. propagation, fertilization, pruning); pests and diseases, harvesting; marketing information; current research and future prospects as well as mango uses. Illustrated color photographs showing the characteristics of mango varieties (whole and sectioned fruits, stone, seed, leaves and flowers) are included.