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406 | Khirshapat Mango
Khirsapat mango is one of the superior mangoes. This mango starts ripening from the beginning of June. The mango is medium to round in size. The mango is about 8 cm long, about 7 cm wide. The weight is about 264 grams. Khirsapat mango pods are quite thick and hard. The skin is smooth, when ripe, the outer upper part i.e. around the bud has a yellow color. The middle to lower part of the mango is light green. Its edible portion is 67.2 percent. The skin of the pulpless mango is yellowish. The fruit is aromatic, juicy and very sweet in taste.
Khirshapat Mango is a Early Variety Mango
Khirshapat mango is early variety. From the beginning of June, it reaches maturity and comes to the market. Khirshapat is available in the market till mid-July. But from 7th to 30th of June is the real time of Khirshapat mangoes. The shape of the mango is medium. Looks very round. Each weighs an average of 263 grams. Khirshapati mango pulp is quite thick and hard. The skin is smooth, when ripe, the upper part i.e. around the bud has a yellow color. The middle to lower part of the mango is light green.
Characteristics of Khirshapat Mango
Milkweed is usually 8.6 cm long on average. The width of the fruit is 7.5 cm and the height is up to 6 cm. The shell of khirshapati is slightly thick. The skin of the pulpless mango is yellowish. The fruit is aromatic, juicy and very sweet in taste. Its edible portion is 67.2 percent. When you peel the shell, the shell comes out of the shell.
Kshirshapat is the exclusive mango of Bangladesh. It is believed that khirshapat was first invented in the gardens of the Nawabs of Murshidabad. After budding, it takes a total of four months for the mango to ripen. The easiest way to recognize a mango is that it looks round, with a very thick pulp. Anterior shoulder is relatively inflated than dorsal shoulder. The fruit is concave or sinuses and lacks lips. The apex is spherical.
Khisrshapat Mangoes are exported to Europe and Middle East
‘Khirshapat’ mango is a very tasty fruit of Chapainawabganj district. At present, 20 to 25 percent of the total mangoes produced in the country are of the Khirsapat variety. This variety of mangoes is also on the top of the list of mangoes exported every year. Currently, Bangladesh is exporting mangoes to various countries of the world including Europe and the Middle East to meet the domestic demand. Considering the huge potential of khirsapat mango, Government is trying to register its GI.
Khirshapat Mangoes most produce in Chapainawabganj District
From 7th to 30th of June is the real time of Khirsapat mangoes. After harvesting from the tree, the mango can be kept indoors for six to eight days. The yield of khirshapat mangoes is very good. Due to the demand, the mango is very commercially successful. Most khirshapat mangoes are abundant everywhere in Chapainawabganj district, especially in Shibganj upazila. 35 thousand tons of khirshhapat mangoes are produced every year in 3 thousand 400 hectares of land in Chapainawabganj district.
Benefits of Mango
- Mango helps in digestion.
- It helps lowering risk of heart disease.
- Mango flesh contains prebiotic dietary fibre.
- Powerful antioxidant helps boost immunity system.
- It helps feed good bacteria in the gut.
- Mango helps improve vision, boosts overall eye health.
- It also helps lowering cholesterol.
- Mangoes are loaded with skin healing nutrients.
- It also helps regulate the blood sugar levels.
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