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IMO LAUNCHES MANGO TV

By Will Cavan
IMO


March 23, 2011


Vista, California ~ The IMO is pleased to announce a Mango Industry TV station on the net.


MangoTV is available by logging into:  http://www.livestream.com/gomangotv?t=297704


The site will be used to broadcast events sponsored by the International Mango Organization (IMO) such as reports from the field or press announcements as well the Global Mango Conferences that the IMO has hosted in the past.


For more information, contact the IMO: imango.org@gmail.com



MANGO FESTIVAL INDIA WILL FEATURE BRANDED MANGO THIS COMING APRIL 25-28

IMO NOTE:

This festival generated over $111,500.00 usd in sales for 3 days last year. With mango in tight supply should double that number this year.

Alakh:
 is a unit in theIndian numbering systemequal toone hundred thousand. Acrore: Large money amounts in India are often written in the form "23 cr", that is, 23,00,00,000rupees .
March 23, 2011 Source: Business Standard Newspaper India
The second edition of the Mega Mango festival 2003, to be held at the Bandra-Kurla Complex from April 25 to 28, is expected to be visited by nearly four lakh visitors. 
The festival will also witness the introduction of India’s first branded mango—Ambo, grown in Sindhudurg and Ratnagiri regions in the Konkan belt of Maharashtra.

MANGO PRICES IN INDIA OUT OF REACH FOR COMMON CONSUMER

NOTE FROM IMO:
MANGO MARKET IN INDIA:


12 Count Alphonso mango       =$11.15 -22.30 per carton
12 Count Raspuri mango          = $6.9 - 13.38 per carton

1 Indian rupee = 0.0223 US dollars Indian RupeeUS Dollar


BELGAUM: The king of fruits has made its maiden entry to the Belgaum fruit markets, but the prices are out of the reach of common man.

The rates of two dozen of Alphonso mangoes ranges from Rs 500-1,000, while the rates of Raspuri mangoes are from Rs 300-600. 

IS IT TIME FOR A MANGO CARTEL?

By Will Cavan IMO
March 23, 2011
After posing the question in a prior post, the IMO has looked into the Difference between a Marketing Board and a Cartel.
The research points out that despite their derrogatory conotation, Cartels are actually both Legal and very, very effective.

THE ROLE OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AT THE NMB

BY Will CavanIMO
March 23, 2011
The IMO questions whether the NMB Board Members (Past & Present) fully understand the difference between a Marketing Board and a Cartel?

THE USDA - ARS NATIONAL PLANT GERMPLASM SYSTEM

National Plant Germplasm SystemNPGS is a cooperative effort by public (State and Federal) and private organizations to preserve the genetic diversity of plants (view our Seeds for Our Futurebooklet).
The world's food supply is based on intensive agriculture, which relies on genetic uniformity. But this uniformity increases crop vulnerability to pests and stresses.



THE HOME OF USDA ARS MANGO GENE BANK MIAMI FLORIDA

Welcome to the Subtropical Horticulture Research Station's (SHRS), our mission is to conduct and support environmentally sound research on tropical and subtropical crops. SHRS meets the needs of U.S.agriculture by the collection, evaluation, and development of improved commercial plants; the development of methods for the management of exotic insect pests; and the development of technologies to promote a sustainable agro-hydrology system.

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE OF THE USDA

New Device Eavesdrops on Insect Pests
Entomologist Richard Mankin examines signals collected by an inexpensive prototype system (on the bench, at his fingertips) for automated insect detection and identification. 
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PAKISTANI MANGO OVERVIEW BY HADI LAGHARI

By Hadi Laghari Technical Manager 
Asim Agriculture Farm Tando Allahyar Sindh-Pakistan


Mango Hypes & Hopes
After having gone through all the hypes & hopes of Pakistani mango to be exported to high end value markets like EU & USA, I formulate following things: