Mango belong to the genus Mangifera, in the flowering plant family Anacardiaceae. The mango is native to the Indian Subcontinent, but now cultivated in many tropical regions world wide. Mango is one of the most widely used fruits for food, juice, pickle, flavor, fragrance and color and that's why, It's called the king of fruits. Pakistan is the fourth biggest mango producing country in the world. The area under mango cultivation is 167.5 thousand hectares, with the production of 1,732 thousand tones on the average. Mango is the nation fruit of Pakistan. Besides Pakistan mango also serve as the national fruit of India and Philippines, while the mango tree is the national tree of Bangladesh.
Mangoes-National Fruit of Pakistan