Chapter: 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 FRESH FRUITS:- Botanically, the word “fruit” refers to the mature seed-bearing structures of flowering plants; this covers a very wide group of plant products . But in common language, "fruit" normally means the fleshy seed-associated structures of a plant that are sweet or sour and edible in the raw state, such as apples, banana, orange, mulberry, dates, fig and grapes . Fruits are not only delicious but healthful too. Rich in vitamins A and C and other essential nutrients, they may help prevent heart disease and stroke, control blood pressure and cholesterol, prevent some types of cancer and guard against vision loss . Regular consumption of fruit reduces the risks of Azheimer disease and some of the
Learn Some Interesting Tropical Fruit Facts Lychee, banana, Mango, passion fruit, coconut, Dragon Fruit Facts, African cucumber etc. are a number of the best tropical fruits. Tropical fruits have exceptional shape, color and flavor. They also give lots of nutritional payback. In this article I you will get some interesting facts about tropical fruit Tropical fruits are got in different parts of the world.
The endocarp is woody, thick and fibrous. No part of the fruit is wasted. The seed is used for extraction of the starch 'amchur', and the peels have been used as a source of anacardic acid. The mango wood is of low quality and the bark of the tree is an important source of tannins for curing leather. Mango fruit contains amino acids, carbohydrates, fatty acids, minerals, organic acids, proteins and vitamins.
Economic Uses Chenopods have long been recognized as a valuable resource for exploitation as food. Cultivation requires a minimum of energy and labor investment. Furthermore, the leaves and fruit (i.e. seeds) of these plants are extremely nutritious. For example, the leaves of Chenopodium albidum L. contain more vitamin A and Ascorbic Acid than the most common garden fruits and vegetables (Zennie and Ogzewalla 1977).
Cooking or drying destroys these toxins (Turner, 1990). • Shrub/Berries: The Saskatoon berry is edible and has a similar flavor and similar characteristics to the blueberry, yet much sweeter and more plump. Amelanchier alnifolia Nutt produces a small pome fruit, about 0-1 to ... ... middle of paper ... ...atch, nd). Works Cited • Dr. Christopher Campbell, (N.D.) Saskatoon, Plant watch Retrieved from: http://plantwatch.naturealberta.ca • Steeves, Taylor, A. (1991) Flower development in Amelanchier alnifolia, Canadian Journal of Botany, 69(4), 844-857.
It is based chiefly on characteristics of the seed and seedlings, absence of stipular spines (but prickles present) and pollen characteristic. It is very branched with many upright twigs (Von Maydell, J.H. 1990). Selection of the best seed sources of A. senegal for given region is necessary for maximum productivity in plantation forestry and agro forestry systems (Subramanium et al., 1992). Tree breeder wants to explore the naturally occurring variability which permits tree breeder to make rapid genetic advance.
Coffee is a member of the Rubiaceae family. They are shrubs or small trees, native to tropical and southern Africa and Asia in this world. It is native to the East African plateau forest. It grow up very good in East African plateau forest it is because of the frequent rainfall, warm but not extreme temperatures, and the hills 600 to 1200 meters (2000 to 4000 feet) above sea level, it has been cultivated in the tropics. Coffee tree is a woody shrub, which grows wild in up to 12 meters (39 feet), but planted trees are pruned to 2 meters (6.5 feet) to make harvesting easier.
Kingdom Plantae Order Sapindales Family Rutaceae Genus Aegle Corrêa Species Aegle Marmelos Binomial name Aegle marmelos (L.) Corr. Serr. The ripe fruit of bael is nutritious, sweet aromatic and very pleasant being highly esteemed and eaten by all classes of people (Charoensiddhi and Anuprung 2008). The fruit has excellent odor which is not affected even during processing, thus there is unused potential for processing bael into various products (Singh et al., 2014). The fully mature fruit is not much used in medicines.
Figure 3: The beautiful white flowers grow on the trunk and develops into a fruit. The small, round fruit grows directly on the trunk and branches of the tree. As the fruit ripens, it changes from green to dark purple. It develops quickly, maturing twenty to twenty-five days after pollination . Each one is approximately four centimetres in diameter and holds one to four large seeds .
these varieties of bananas can be found in the Philippines. The most common are Saba, Lacatan, Latundan, Bungulan and Cavendish. These varieties differ in size, shape, taste and uses. It is very abundant in the Philippines because it is easy to plant and it can easily grow even in the tropical countries like Philippines. And because it is very popular in this country it became part of Filipino diet especially to the diet of the toddlers or even babies.