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Mango trees start sprouting in C’nawabganj

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  • 30 January, 2023 12:00 AM
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Mango trees start sprouting in C’nawabganj

CHAPAINAWABGANJ: At the rise of temperature mango trees have started sprouting in the district.

At present very favourable weather is prevailing for flowering, Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) of Regional Horticulture Research Station (RHRS) in Chapainawabganj Dr Mokhlesur Rahman said.

He said that 23 to 29 degree Celsius temperature is the perfect temperature for flowering and as the temperature is rising most of the trees are expected to bear flowers within 15 days.

If bad weather like fog, cloud or rain does not occur till bearing fruits, a bumper production of mangoes may be expected, he added.

According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), there are 28,26,648 mango trees in the district. Of them, 3,95,138 mango tree are in Chapainawabganj sadar upazila, 15,15,060 trees in Shibganj upazila, 3,10,430 trees in Gomostapur upazila, 3,52,200 trees in Nachole upazila and 2,53,820 trees in Bholahat upazila.

The sources added that last year the production of mango was 3,13,736 tonnes in the district.