May 16 (UNB) – Mango and litchi growers in greater Dinajpur district
are in an upbeat mood expecting a bountiful production of the two
delicious tropical fruits.
to experts, there is every possibility of bumper output of mango and
litchi as fair weather persisted throughout the budding period of the
at Agriculture Extension Department said this year mango, jackfruit
and litchi appeared in plenty in orchards on 177 hectares of land in
said 70 percent of the country’s total production of mango and
litchi come from the northern region.
1,000 mts of litchis are expected to be produced from orchards on 110
hectares of land in the greater Dinajpur district.
Bombay, Kathali and Sitamati are among the famous verities of litchis
that come from the Dinajpur region.
most delicious verities of mangoes include Fazli, Ranibhog, Gopalbhog,
Misribhog, Lengra, Guti, Himshagar and Shurjapuri.
things go well, we are going to make good profits this year,” said
mango grower Ajmal Bepari.
the two tropical fruits have started hitting the markets, including
that of Dhaka, and their prices vary from verity to verity.