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Common name Psidium guajava, common guava, lemon guava,
Size Fruit;4-12 centimeters long, tree;3-10m height with a slender trunk, 20cm diameter
Variety Allahabad Safeda, Banarasi, Chittidar, Harijha, Red Fleshed, Arka Mridula, L-49 (Lucknow-49)
Season Flowering (February and June), fruiting (June to September)
Storage and packing Calcium treatment, temperatures of 8 to 10degrees Celsius,90% optimum humidity.
Transport conditions Cool, dry, well-ventilated containers, specialized refrigerated trucks, controlled humidity
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Mali guavas tree is an evergreen, fast-growing shrub that produces a small, oval, or round tropical fruit. The guava fruit has a pink, sometimes white flesh, and edible seeds. The leaves of the guava tree can be used to make herbal tea and its extract can be used as a medical supplement. The fruit has a strong, unique smell.

Locally, the guava is known as lemon guava or common guava. It is scientifically called psidium guajava.

Under optimum conditions, Mali guava trees grow up to a height of 10 feet with a slender trunk that is about 20 centimeters in diameter. The tiny breeds grow to at least 3 feet. The fruit of the guava tree is between 4 centimeters and 12 centimeters long, depending on the species.

Mali is rich in its array of guavas. Given the suitable climatic conditions and diversity in farming methods, different parts of the country produce different types of this fruit. Some examples of guavas include.

Arka Mridula: This type is produced from open-pollinated seedlings of Allahabad Safeda. The trees are of average height and spread. Fruits are round in shape and weigh about 180g with smooth yellow skin and white flesh. The TSS is around 12OBrix.this variety is suitable for processing due to the high contents of pectin.

Allahabad Safeda: This is the most common type of guava grown in Mali. It is mostly for table purposes. The tree has a lot of foliage and branches and is of medium height. The fruits are also medium-sized, with good keeping and round in shape with a few seeds and white flesh.

Red Fleshed: The trees of this variety are about 5 meters in height and have very spread branches. Its fruit is oval with yellow skin and pink flesh. 

L49 (Lucknow-49): This type produces a round fruit with greenish-yellow skin that’s fairly rough. It has white, pulpy flesh and has very few seeds making it medium keeping. This type of guava is mostly for table purposes. 

Other varieties of Mali guavas include banarasi, chitidar, and harihja.

There are three distinct flowering seasons identified in Mali for commercial growth. However, the crop is available around the year in most parts of the country. Flowering occurs twice in a year; February and June. Fruiting occurs between June and September.

Guavas are treated in calcium immediately after harvest to improve its quality and to extend its storage life as fresh fruit. It is then stored in temperatures of between 8 and 10 degrees Celsius and optimum humidity of 90%. They are then packed in polylined cartons ready for marketing.

Guavas are transported in specialized trucks that are refrigerated to keep them fresh. In the case of container shipping, we ensure the container is cool, dry, and well ventilated as exposure to damp conditions will quickly lead to molding.

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