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Flower induction in Carabao mango

Introduction: Different mango varieties naturally produce fruit every other year. That is, there are years or seasons in which a tree or the crop may be very not efficient, producing almost no fruits. For trees to be productive annually, flower inducers are used to stimulate flower growth during the ‘off’ seasons of the tree variety. Inducers increase number of viable blooms for increased production and harvest. Inducers work best on healthy, mature trees under 10-yr-old. In the flower induction trial, 2% KNO3 (Potassium nitrate) was used. It is a flower inducer which contains potash and nitrogen for rapid growth of the flower. It was sprayed on the shoots of the Carabao mango tree with mature leaves. On the other hand,…