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mango

(măng`gō), evergreen tree of the Anacardiaceae (sumacsumac
or sumach
, common name for some members of the Anacardiaceae, a family of trees and shrubs native chiefly to the tropics but ranging into north temperate regions and characterized by resinous, often acrid, sap.
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 family), native to tropical E Asia and now grown in both hemispheres. The chief species, Mangifera indica, is believed to have been cultivated for about 6,000 years. It was introduced into Brazil by Portuguese colonists. Many horticultural varieties have been developed. The mango tree grows rapidly and may attain a height of 90 ft (27 m) and a spread of 120 ft (37 m). It is densely covered with glossy leaves and bears small, fragrant yellowish or reddish flowers. The fruit, a fleshy drupe, is about 6 in. (15.2 cm) long and has thick greenish to yellowish-red mottled skin, pale yellow to orange-red flesh, and a large seed, the kernel of which is edible when cooked. Mango fruits are luscious, aromatic, and slightly acid. Equivalent in importance to the apple of Europe and N America, they are a vital food source for millions of inhabitants of the tropics. Mangoes are eaten fresh (green or mature), often as a dessert fruit, and are also cooked, dried, and canned. They are used in chutneys, jellies, and jams. The tree is propagated by grafting and budding and to a lesser extent by seed. Mangoes are classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Anacardiaceae.
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mango

Very sweet, popular in smoothies. High in prebiotic dietary fiber, magnesium for heart, stress, cramps, spasms, enzymes for digestion, stomach, antioxidant. In cashew (nightshade) family.

mango

[′maŋ·gō]
(botany)
Mangifera indica. A large evergreen tree of the sumac family (Anacardiaceae), native to southeastern Asia, but now cultivated in Africa, tropical America, Florida, and California for its edible fruit, a thick-skinned, yellowish-red, fleshy drupe.

mango

1. a tropical Asian anacardiaceous evergreen tree, Mangifera indica, cultivated in the tropics for its fruit
2. the ovoid edible fruit of this tree, having a smooth rind and sweet juicy orange-yellow flesh

mango

(jargon)
/mang'go/ (Originally in-house jargon at Symbolics) A manager.

Compare mangler. See also devo and doco.

Mango

The code name for Version 7.5 of Windows Phone. See Windows Phone.
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The Mango is the most important fruit of Asia, and Pakistan ranks fourth in the total production among major fruit crops worldwide after bananas and plantain, citrus, grapes and apples.
He informed that to increase mango export the new markets of China, Iran, Russia, central Asia and Belarus will be focused, adding that due to non-installation of the required plant mango could not be exported to Japan this year too.
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Some people wait a whole year for mango season, which is May to mid July when it comes to Indian mangos," said Pritesh Anand, a distributor of Bombay Exports mango brands.
Once upon a time Talala Gir kesar mangos were being exported across the world.
The mango cooperative works as follows: Each mango producer grows the mangos in their own farm.
Last year Pakistan exported around 86,001 tonnes of Mango for revenue of US$ 48.
He stressed the need for proper marketing of Pakistani mangos in Russian markets.
He said they had produced 288 kilogrammes of dried mangos from 1,000 kg mangos.
Processed mango product include are mango chutney, pickled mangoes, mango juices, mango pulp, mango paste, dried mango fruit, mango flour, etc.
Kochi, May 10 (ANI): To popularise organic food among the masses, a weeklong mango festival was held here this past week.