How many types of oranges are there in India?

Which state is famous for orange in India?

Maharashtra is the leading orange (Mandarin) producing State with 8.27 lakh tonnes (2009-10) accounting for 40 per cent of total production and yield of 6 tonnes a hectare. Madhya Pradesh ranks second with production of 6.78 lakh tonnes followed by Assam (1.42 lakh tonnes).

What is Malta orange?

A blood orange cultivated in the hills of Uttarkhand in India, where it is used to make squash, sweets and other products, has the name Malta. An article published in Dhaka Tribune shows the fruit has several healing properties and is a high value crop.

Why are Nagpur oranges famous?

The oranges are famous for their sweet and juicy pulp and were given the Geographical Indication (GI) tag in 2014. GI tag 385 identifies the Nagpur orange as being one which has “a specific geographical origin and possesses qualities or a reputation that is due to that origin”.

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