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    Citrus Case Study

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    Citrus is an important horticultural plant in theworld, member of family Rutaceae refers to all edible and rootstock species and a few closely related genera. India in the world is fifth largest nations of citrus fruit producer 3. Citrus is native to India and is used as a rootstock to commercially important citrus cultivars of Citrus reticulata and Citrus sinensis Singh et al.10. Citrus fruits are grown throughout the world and are known for their fine flavor and quality.Citrus is the number one fruit of the worldwide due to its high nutritional value, considerable production of fruit, fruit products and the citrus industry is considered to be major fruit industry. Citrus varieties are propagated by both sexual and asexual methods. Generally,…

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    n 1910 Citrus Canker was introduced to the United States on trifoliate rootstock seedlings that were imported Japan. The disease spread rapidly around the Gulf Coast. Starting in Texas, it made it’s way east to Florida, then north to South Carolina. The pathogen, Xanthomonas axonopodis has two pathovars known to cause Canker; one being citri, and the other being aurantifolii. These can affect all citrus cultivars and even some citrus relatives. This bacterium is not known to be harmful to humans…

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    bile and acid. Flavonoids also stimulates peristalsis. 2. Diabetic According to the American Diabetes Association, lime and other citrus fruits is considered a superfood for diabetes. Primarily, high soluble fiber found in limes makes it an ideal food aid to help regulate the body's absorption of sugar into the bloodstream, reducing the occurrence of surges in blood sugar which is a serious risk for diabetic patients. Read Food Recommendations for Diabetics 3. Heart Disease The same soluble…

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    Harumanis Mango Case Study

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    CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background Study Harumanis mango is one of the tropical fruits and is included in the family of mangoes or their scientific name is Mangifera Indica Linn. It is known for its thick green skin and it have a golden flesh, soft, no fiber, and not contained much water in it and have an exotic taste. Harumanis mango is grown in Probolinggo, East Java, Indonesia and Malaysia. In Malaysia, Harumanis mango is only can be found in the state of Perlis because of the…

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    In the book Freakonomics, by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, Steven Levitt compares two subjects by juxtaposition analysis. Juxtaposition analysis is the comparison of two seemingly unrelated subjects and shows how they are similar, like comparing apples and oranges. They are two very different fruits with different tastes and uses; however they both are considered fruit, and have seeds. Both need water and sunlight to grow, and both grow on a tree and can be grafted. Levitt and Dubner compare…

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    BENEFITS OF ORANGE JUICE: Orange juice is the extract juice from the fresh oranges. It benefits our health due to the presence of high nutritional contents in it. Orange juices are famous for its high content of vitamin C and it gives the required quantity of vitamin C for the complete daytime. It doesn’t cause any stomach problems since it has zero cholesterol. According to the US Department, Orange juice is considered to be the most common fruit juice consumed by the Americans. NUTRITIONAL…

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    Essay On Eating Bananas

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    6 super benefits of bananas, № 2 is a surprise! Do you know which the most popular fruit is? Apples? No, you’re wrong. According to most studies banana are the most consumed fruit in the USA. It shouldn’t be a surprise. Bananas are sweet, tasty and healthy. But I’m sure that you haven’t thought about what the health benefits of eating a banana are. Don’t worry. I’m going to tell you everything in details. Here I’ve prepared a list of the most awesome qualities of the bananas. I’m sure that…

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    1.2.2. Influence on nutritional attributes Apple and pear cultivars are well known for being good sources of antioxidant properties, especially for their content of polyphenolic compounds concentrated in their skin. Apples contain natural sugars, organic acids, dietary fiber, minerals and vitamins, whereas pears are good sources of fiber and micronutrients such as chlorogenic acid, flavonols and arbutin (Sinha 2012). In general, pear juice is characterized by similar soluble solids content than…

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    Fruit Spoilage Lab

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    Fruit Spoilage Lab Abstract: The purpose of this lab is to see if lemon juice has an effect on fruit turning brown. When fruit is exposed to the air, it turns brown so the target of the lab was to try and prevent discoloration of the fruit. Using lemon juice and water, apples and bananas were tested to find if the chemicals really did prevent brown coloring from appearing on the fruit. With the lemon juice as the independent variable and the apples and bananas as the dependent variable, the…

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    D-Limonene Lab Report

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    Results and Discussion Rather than using organic solvent extraction, CO2 extraction was used to separate D-limonene, a component of orange oil, from orange rinds. CO2 extraction is considered a “green” experiment because it is nonflammable, relatively nontoxic, readily available, and environmentally benign. Considering that there is not a high concentration of limonene in the rinds, the experiment was successful and yielded 1.04 percent limonene relative to the mass of the rinds. The 13C…

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