Your favourite given to the Malihabadi Dussehri mango known for being fibreless and its light yellow colour. The GI recognises the fruit on the basis of its morphological characteristics, chemical constituents and the particular location where it is grown.
Ahmedabad: Mango trees full of flowers is an indication that the crop this year will be sweet. Going by the full bloom in Saurashtra and even Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar, the state is heading for a good mango yield.
Mumbai: Alphonso mangoes will not hit the markets on time next season; blame it on Cyclone Phyan. And when it does, the quantity may not be enough for the connoisseurs of the luscious fruit. As the flowering of the mangoes has been destroyed by the cyclone in the Konkan area where it is mostly grown, the rates are destined to soar.
Power-starved Maharashtra has suffered another jolt with the Delhi high court ordering JSW Energy Limited not to make its 1,200MW thermal power station at Jaigad in the alphonso mango beltof the Konkan operational until it is cleared by an expert appraisal committee (EAC).