Varieties: India is the home of about 1,000 varieties. However, only a few varieties are commercially cultivated throughout India. Most of the Indian mango varieties have specific eco - geographical requirements for optimum growth and yield. The Northern/Eastern Indian varieties are usually late bearing compared to Southern and Western Indian varieties. Some of the local varieties of mango bear fruits throughout the year in extreme southern parts of India.
Areas of Cultivation : The major mango-growing states are Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Bihar, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. Uttar Pradesh ranks first in mango production with a share of 23.47 % and highest productivity.
India Facts and Figures : India is also a prominent exporter of fresh mangoes to the world. The country has exported 49180.48 MT of fresh mangoes to the world for the worth of Rs. 382.34 crores/ 59.28 USD Millions during the year 2017-18.