fleshy fruit eaten ripe or used green for pickles
etc., of the tree Mangifera indica, the mango is one
of the most important and widely cultivated fruits
of the tropical world juicy fruit is as rich source
of Vitamins A, C and D.
India that are over 100 varieties of mangoes, in different
sizes shapes and colours.
have been cultivated; in India from time immemorial.
poet Kalidasa sang its praises. Alexander savoured
as did the Chinese pilgrim Hieun Tsang.
plant 100,000 mango trees in Darbhanga, known as Lakhi