The results were excellent, with the treated mango plants showing :
|new blades that are green and luxuriant|
|more flowering, long flower spike and high fruit-set rate|
|stretch through the length of each fruit|
|improved fruit quality giving a prolonged fruit storage
period with enhanced storeability
|exquisite peel, smooth fruit surface and good appearance|
|high sugar content in the flesh with great taste|
|even fruit size and increased yield|
|high quality commercial fruit with potential for good price
The Products Used
The following program was used in the demonstration field.
Fruits & Veggies Plus
An Ultra Foliar fertiliser with 12 essential nutrients. It is taken up by the leaf through the cell walls for the plant’s immediate use. High-analysis and Broad-spectrum for fruits and vegetables. It’s benefits are that it :
RLF Steps in to Help
In order to strengthen mango management techniques, and to help farmers understand how they can effectively increase their incomes, the ‘technical backbone’ of RLF travelled to the Gelao Tun, Lianpo Village, Toutang Town, Tianyang City, Baise City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on 8th April 2017 to conduct a mango cultivation training meeting for 180 local mango growers. RLF’s Technical Director, Ma Deliang addressed the large gathering of local farmers and with step by step field guidance gave the farmers a better understanding of the field management, crop nutrition and pest control required during the mango growing period. When the word got out that the training day was happening all the village farmers came. It was very well received.
Background to Mango Cultivation in China
However, to trace the history of mango growing in China we must mention the Mango Plantation located in Tianyang County, Baise City – in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
The Tianyang County lies to the west of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
However, the farmers in Tianyang County are mostly concerned with meeting market expectation and by the economics of their enterprise – can they sell their produce for the highest prices.
The length of the mango, the gloss of the peel, and the sugar degree of the flesh are the factors affecting the rating of the mango harvest. The fruit farmers said that the price of mango treated with the RLF Ultra Foliar Fruits & Veggies Plus program last year, generally saw prices higher than fruit from the untreated harvest.
RLF has over 25 years of product development and is committed to providing only the best specialty fertilisers and the best in-field advice for the China market. The mango farmers of these tropical province locations are learning how they can best support their growing enterprises when they attend training field days such as this one. This is the type of practical help that RLF delivers so well.