Sunday, May 2, 2010

Kerala hosts mango, banana festival

Over 150 varieties of mangoes and bananas have been put on display during a mango show and banana festival being held here.

Organised by the Ernakulam District Agri-Horticultural Society in Kochi, the two-day festival, which will last till Sunday.

Mangoes of different shapes, sizes, and colours are on displayed, while many species of bananas, including red and Poovan bananas have been showcased at the festival.

Most of the fruits on display are carbide-free and brought from various parts of the country like Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

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