“Usually January to February end is the flowering season and the mango fruits can be seen in May or June, but this year has seen the fruit growing in October and November which is very unusual,” said Falgun Mer, an Agronomist from the Department of Agriculture, Gujrat, India.
Source: Yahoo! News
Fri, Dec 11, 2009
Bhuj (Gujarat), Dec 11(ANI): Now season is no bar for the aficionados of mangoes, the king of fruits, and all that one has to do is visit the Saurashtra and Kutch regions of Gujarat.
An amazing occurrence has been witnessed here with the mango trees flowering and bearing fruits in winter months, indeed an off-season for these.
Experts have attributed this to climate change that has resulted in favorable temperature and atmospheric conditions for the mango trees.
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