The Exocarp Of The Avocado

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Various fruits and vegetables contain parts such as seeds, stems, roots and leaves that have been taught are not edible and are practical to just throw the parts away. According to Benjamin (2017), more people are becoming conscious of a full plant and the nutritional value of the fruit or vegetable from head to toe to not waste something that can be potentially edible and very nutritious. One of which is the avocado (Persea americana). As stated by the Plant List Organization (2012), the avocado is classified as a member of the flowering plant family Lauraceae, which is mostly found in South Central Mexico. The fruit is noticeably asymmetrical at the head as a result of distinctive growth on opposite sides. The exocarp of an avocado is commonly…show more content…
The endocarp is the thin inner layer of the avocado that is found between the flesh of the avocado and the seed. The endocarp is often difficult to differentiate from the flesh of the avocado fruit, and at the center of the avocado is the fruit’s seed. This is the seed that makes the avocado a fruit as opposed to a vegetable, which can vary in size from small to large, (Bruce, 2013). As said by Engels of the One Green Planet (2017), the seed holds 70% of the avocado's antioxidants, including the well-respected polyphenols associated with green tea. This single seed is also packed with soluble fiber and healthy oils. With these various and differently-functioned parts of fruits and with the increasing alertness of the effects of toxic metals released into the environment, numerous studies about metals increase from the perspective of metal recovery and the removal from solution using fruits are realized and proposed by researchers. Different methods are being used such as filtration, electrochemical treatment, evaporation recovery and many…show more content…
Sewerage is the physical infrastructure, including pipes, pumps, screens, channels etc. used to convey sewage from its origin to the point of eventual treatment or disposal. Many bacteria can be found in wastewater. Relating the responsibility of bacteria on the phenomenon of biosorption and its presence on waste water, there are past studies venturing on the antimicrobial properties of essential oils and fruit parts. A study in 2013 by N.S. Al-Zoreky tested the antimicrobial activity against Listeria monocytogenes, S. aureus, Escherichia coli and Yersinia enterocolitica by various extracts from pomegranate fruit peels and was evaluated using both in vitro and in situ methods. According to Antimicrobial Resistance Learning Site (2013), an antimicrobial is any substance of natural, semisynthetic or synthetic origin that kills or inhibits the growth of microorganisms but causes little or no damage to the host. Antimicrobial destroys pathogenic microorganisms, in which one specific example is the Staphylococcus aureus. Staphylococcus aureus is a gram-positive, round-shaped bacterium that is a member of the Firmicutes, and is frequently found in the nose, respiratory tract, and on the skin. Skin infections are the most common form of S. aureus infection. This can manifest in

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