King of Fruits: Mango
Other common and regional names of Mango
Aam, Am, Amb, Amba, Ambo, Keri, Heinou, Mavin hannu, Maanga/Maambazham, Mam pazham, Mamidi.
Places famous for growing Mango
Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Orissa, Karnataka, Tamilnadu, and Gujarat are major mango-growing States in India. Besides India, China, Mexico, Pakistan, Thailand, Indonesia, Egypt, Brazil, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Philippines, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Kenya, Haiti, Cuba, Peru, Yemen, Colombia, Madagascar, etc. are major mango-growing countries in the world.
Details of Mango Fruit Tree
Mango is primarily eaten as a fruit. It has enormous health benefits. Besides this, mango is also used for making different recipes including delicious pickles and dry food items.
“King of Fruits”, the Mangos are of 1500 different varieties distinguished by their shape, color, and taste. The top 10 varieties of mangos are Hapus, Totapuri, Sindhura, Ratnagiri, Baiganpali, Raspuri, Chausa, Himsagar, Pairi, and Neelam. Mango is not only delicious but has numerous vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. The fruit has cancer-preventing antioxidants namely fisetin, quercetin, astragalin, methyl gallate, and gallic acid, and resists prostate cancer, breast cancer, leukaemia, and colon cancer.