Mango buds in advance spring

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Mango buds in advance spring

 Feature Desk

 Published: 11:47 AM, 26 January 2020   Updated: 11:48 AM, 26 January 2020

Mango-sprouts. Photo: DailyBangladesh

Mango-sprouts. Photo: DailyBangladesh

Spring has not yet arrived in the nature of Bengal. In the middle of the Magh, the king fruit's buds sprout in the trees is seen in mango orchards in Rajshahi, Chapainawabganj, Naogaon, Natore, Jashore, and several other districts in the country. The smell of pollen is spreading all around.

Mango once meant the north of Chapainawabganj and Rajshahi. But the current picture is much different. Nearly all varieties of mango are grown commercially in various areas of the Barind area including ​​Naogaon, Sapahar, Porsha, Niamatpur, Ishwardi of Pabna, Natore, and Dinajpur. Mango cultivation is increasing in agricultural land every year due to profitability.

Due to the climatic and varieties, the mango buds have started sprouting about a month before the scheduled time. However, by the end of the Magh, each tree will begin to bloom completely.


Mango-sprouts advance in nature

Different mango orchards in Naogaon have been visited, with more blooms appearing on small and medium-sized trees than on larger ones. Amrupali, Gopalboga, Langara, Fazli, Khirsapat are among others. However, it will take a few more weeks for the entire blooming of the trees, gardeners said.

Deputy Director of the Naogaon Agricultural Extension Department, SM Nurmanuzzaman Mandal, said that mango buds sprout mainly in three stages while the first phase has begun. The old varieties of trees have been bloomed.

Alim Uddin, chief scientific officer of the Rajshahi Fruit Research Center, said that one-third of January time has passed but there is no severe winter. If it is not winter, then a little advance can be done; That's it. However, it will take some more time to grow on all the trees.

Since the arrival of sprouts, they have started the primary care of the trees. They are spraying the necessary medicines as per the advice of the local agriculture department to prevent the onslaught of sprout disease.