Published: Wednesday 30 June 1999

A group of researchers in Bangladesh have developed several new and all-season varieties of mangoes. Researchers at the government's Agricultural Extension Department developed high-yielding varieties of mango plants that bear fruit all the year round like Mahananda and Mallika . One of the new species, the Mbra Mango Special , has been developed after cross-breeding different species of foreign and local mango plants.

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