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|Mango Can Make You Rich (standard:non fiction, 1106 words)|
|Author: Juggernaut||Added: May 03 2011||Views/Reads: 2288/910||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|The story of Mango fruit known to be liked from hudreds of years B.C.,|
Mango Can Make You Rich Subba Rao Mango is divine for Indians everywhere in the world. The history of Mango goes back to thousands of years according to Hindu mythology. Lord Vigneswara or in short Ganesh, known for his love for food always carry a fully ripe Mango fruit in his hand, a symbol of earth's abundance and prosperity. Mango leaves are used to decorate idols and used in Hindu rituals. Garlands made with Mango leaves are used to decorate door and entry ways in many homes particularly on festival days. From Lord Ganesh to present day Indian, Mango remains the favorite fruit of all time, from green to fully ripe in any shape, color, texture, size or taste; Indians go crazy for Mango. Mango trees may not live thousands of years like Redwood trees of California, but some live up to 300 years still producing fruit. Charcoal made from Mango trees are known to burn with high intensity heat without generating unnecessary smoke, this not to encourage burning Mango trees to make coal. Indians are capable of making a tasty curry out of anything that grows from the ground that is edible (sometimes inedible too, that's a different story for the future). Green Mango with its sour taste serves as a base for various chutneys and pickles of all kinds and when cooked as a vegetable with various pulses (small legumes) its sour taste raises taste buds to new tantalizing levels. Indian immigrants travelled to various parts of the globe over the last century carried their favorite fruit Mango, spreading its roots or say its fruits all over the world where an appropriate climate allows its growth. At one of the Mango growing regions in South India, during the peak Mango season to handle the glut of Mango fruit, the juicy pulp is sun dried in layers to form a thick layered slab in a way no other fruit in the world is preserved in its natural flavor. Small pieces of ‘Mango Slab' are sold as fruit snack. While eating a piece of Mango Slab, each layer of dried mango pulp separates and dissolves in the mouth with all its flavor and sweetness. Now that's a real fruit snack to bite on. Over 1000 varieties of Mango are in cultivation where climate is favorable for its growth. Agricultural researchers all over the world are working to grow Mango to make it more resistant to diseases and pests and respond to various growth conditions with bountiful of Click here to read the rest of this story (125 more lines)
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