Mango harvesting of the current season started last Friday everywhere in Rajshahi district, to ensure the natural ripening of the seasonal delicious fruit. Farmers can harvest the local and indigenous varieties from Friday, while Gopalbhog from May 20, Ranipachhand and Lakhna from May 25, and Himsagar or Khirshapat from May 28.
According to thefinancialexpress.com.bd, they can also harvest Langra from June 6, Amropali and Fazly from June 15, Ashwina and BARI Aam-4 from July 10, Gormati from July 15, and Ilamati from August 20.
As many as 100 tons of mango of different varieties, including Himsagar, Langra, Gobinbdabhog, and Amrapali, from Satkhira will be exported to some European countries for the eighth time. For this, 500 farmers of the district have been trained in non-toxic and safe mango cultivation. As many as 14 companies will export these mangoes. Usually, mangoes ripen early in the district due to its geographical position, weather and quality of the soil compared to other districts in the country.