Climate change ripens mangoes early in Uttar Pradesh

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Amroha (UP), Dec 22 (ANI): Seasons are no bar now for mango-aficionados as it is making an early appearance in Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh.

Farmers are stunned to witness off-season flowering and fruiting of mango trees in the middle of winter.

"Flowers have bloomed on mango trees. I do not know how it has happened. Now, I am worried that it will fall off during dew or as the temperature would fall," said a farmers.ut farmers fear that the mango flowers would fall due to dew and with further dip in the temperature as winter progresses, which would subsequently affect the yield of mangoes.

Experts have attributed this phenomenon to climate change, which has resulted in favourable temperature and atmospheric conditions for the mango trees.

"Farmers are advised to do more organic farming, and it is also reported that where the tube wells are in greater number, the amount of rain fall goes down, like in Haryana, Uttar Pradeshc. So, it is the responsibility of our farmers to make the best use of the sources available in order to increase their production and helping in pollution reduction and global warming," said A.S Yathi, agricultural scientist.

Climate change is much talked issue as many such unusual facts and figures has arisen due to the sudden dip and rise in temperature.

To discuss the matter global warming representatives from around the world are taking initiatives to tackle this worst climate conditions ever witnessed in history.

The UN says any Copenhagen deal must contain ambitious emissions cuts by rich nations, financing pledges for poorer nations and steps by major developing countries to curb their greenhouse gas pollution. (ANI)

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