C’nawabganj Correspondent: At the rise of temperature mango treeshave started sprouting in the district.
At present very favourable weather is prevailing for flowering, ChiefScientific 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 temperaturefor 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, abumper production of mangoes may be expected, he added.
According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), there are28,26,648 mango trees in the district. Of them, 3,95,138 mango tree are in Chapainawabganj sadarupazila, 15,15,060 trees in Shibganjupazila, 3,10,430 trees in Gomostapurupazila, 3,52,200 trees in Nacholeupazila and 2,53,820 trees in Bholahatupazila.
The sources added that last year the production of mango was 3,13,736 tonsin the district.
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