mysuru: Dc 3-Day Annual Mango Mela in Missouri | Mysuru News – Indian Times

The three-day annual Mango Mela – 2022 City Co-ordinated by the District Administration, Zilla Panchayat, Karnataka Mango Development and Marketing Board and the Vegetable Development Division to provide direct marketing to producers from Friday at the Misuru Palace in Kupana Park. Mela will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Mango Mela was inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner Bagadi Gautham. Additional Deputy Commissioner BS Manjunataswami and officials from the Department of Horticulture were present. DC tasted badami and squash mangoes in Mela.
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With more than 16 species of mangoes under one platform, hundreds of buyers responded well on the opening day of Mela.
Up to 26 tents have been set up by the department and distributed to producers for free. Growers from Misur and Ramanagara provinces each showcased their varieties in 11 tents, and Manda growers displayed their produce in four stalls.
Ramaangara growers Sakkareguti, Malika and Badami sell a variety of mangoes, while Misuru growers sell a variety of mangoes, raspberries, and Alfonso. Manufacturers are instructed to sell their products at reasonable prices.
After graduating, he called on the people to encourage the growers. “Buyers can buy at a reasonable price because manufacturers are selling their products directly,” he said.
In addition to producing mangoes from local growers, people can also buy mangoes from North Karnataka, Telgana, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu. He said Mela could become very popular as the city is attracting tourists from all over the country.
According to M. Ruddersh, Deputy Director of Horticulture, in recent years, many farmers have switched from other traditional crops to fruits and vegetables. “On 7,337 hectares of land in the district, mango cultivation grows from 35,000 to 40,000 tons per year,” he said.
Due to unseasonal rains, flowering has slowed down and production has dropped by 40 percent. He attributed the delay to flowering and crop failure due to prolonged rains last year.
Zilla Panchayat CEO BR Poornima, fruit and vegetable joint director KM Nagaraj and others were present.

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