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Meet the queen of mangoes, ‘Noor Jahan’, the world’s rarest and biggest mango found only in Alirajpur district

Grown In The Central Part Of India, 'noor Jahan' Can Even Weigh Heavier Than A New-born Baby, I.e. Up To 3.5 Kgs To Even 5 Kgs.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Chanshimla Varah | Updated on: 27 Jun 2019, 04:37:57 PM
Noor Jahan’, world’s rarest and biggest mango is found only in Alirajpur district (Photo: Facebook)

New Delhi:

King alphonso mangoes are onto a very tough competition, because in one district of India, Alirajpur district, Madhya Pradesh, grows ‘noor jahan’, dubbed the world’s biggest and rarest mango that can even make the king tremble. Grown in the central part of India, the fiber-rich fruit can even weigh heavier than a new-born baby, i.e. up to 3.5 kgs to even 5 kgs.

The growth of the rare mango originally belonging to Afghanistan, is however at its lowest low due to unfavourable weather conditions. Mansoori, an expert told PTI, that because of the unfavourable weather conditions, mangoes that used to weigh between 3.5-4 kg is going down.

“The unusual weather conditions continue to hit the ‘Noor Jahan’ mango crop here this year as well. The Noor Jahan trees could not flower properly due to cloudy weather in January this year’’.

“Now, only three trees of ‘Noor Jahan’ mango are left which are decades old. The productivity of these trees is also going down,” he added.

The ‘Noor Jahan’ variety produces fruits towards the beginning of June.

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First Published : 27 Jun 2019, 04:37:57 PM