Major Fruit Crops Quarterly Bulletin, July-September 2017

July 2017 to September 2017

Mango

  • A downtrend of 5.4 percent was observed in the volume of production of mango during the third quarter of 2017 with 55.44 thousand metric tons against the third quarter of 2016 level of 58.60 thousand metric tons. This was a result of:
    • Lesser trees induced due to the anticipation of rainy weather in Zamboanga Peninsula (Zamboanga Norte and Zamboanga City) and Northern Mindanao (Misamis Occidental).
  • Central Visayas production of 18.29 thousand metric tons represented 33.0 percent of the national output. Northern Mindanao came next with 20.5 percent and Caraga with 12.1 percent
  • Carabao mango contributed 80.8 percent of the total mango production during the period.