Major Fruit Crops Quarterly Bulletin, April-June 2018

April 2018 to June 2018

Mango

  • In April-June 2018, the country produced 528.49 thousand metric tons of mango, 3.3 percent lower than the 546.28 thousand metric tons produced in 2017. The decrease in production was due to:
    • lesser fruits harvested due to the occurrence of rain showers in Ilocos Region and Zamboanga Peninsula and adverse effect of cecid fly in the former region, both during flowering stage.
  • The highest producer of mango during the period was Ilocos Region contributing about 21.3 percent of total national production. Zamboanga Peninsula and Central Visayas follows with 11.2 percent and 9.2 percent respectively.
  • Carabao mango recorded the highest output at 423.36 thousand metric tons representing 80.1 percent of the total mango production this period.