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Research Project: Conservation, Genetic Analyses, and Utilization of Subtropical/Tropical Fruit Crops, Sugarcane, and Miscanthus Genetic Resources

Location: Subtropical Horticulture Research

Title: Mangos of Florida, country contribution: Florida

Author
item Ayala-Silva, Tomas

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 9/7/2014
Publication Date: N/A
Citation: N/A

Interpretive Summary:

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.