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  • Characteristics And Uses Of The Fruit Of Pomegranate Fruits

    Pomegranate fruit Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) is considered one of the oldest known edible fruit that is mentioned in the Koran, the Bible, the Jewish Torah, and the Babylonian Talmud as “Food of Gods” that is symbolic of plentyness, fertility and prosperity.(45) They are widely cultivated in Iran, India, and the Mediterranean countries such as Turkey, Egypt, Tunisia, Spain, and Morocco.(46,47,48) The pomegranate fruit is berry-like with a leathery rind enclosing many seeds surrounded by fleshy outer seed coats, juicy arils.(49) Pomegranate fruits are globally consumed fresh, in such processed forms as juice, molasses, jam, jelly, oil and in extract supplements.(50) It is important for its nutritional, medicinal and ornamental properties and its high consumption and industrial value.(51) Pomegranate content The fruit of the pomegranate (about 50% of total pomegranate weight) comprises 80% juice and 20% seeds; the fresh juice contains 85% water, 10% total sugars (glucose, sucrose, and fructose), and 1.5% pectin, organic acids (citric, malic, tartaric, succinic, fumaric, ascorbic acid), fatty acids (conjugated linoleic acid, linoleic acid, punicic acid and eleostearic acid), amino acids (proline, valin, glutamic acid, aspartic acid and methionine) and polyphenols. The soluble…

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  • Fruit Flies

    Fruit Flies - Trade Barrier for Mangoes Mango- often called as King of all Fruits. When Mango is there, anyone hardly asks for any other fruit. Mangoes are famous for their flavor, juice, color and fragrance. Mangoes vary in sizes and color. The colors might be yellow, orange or even red or green when ripe. Different varieties of Mangoes may taste differently and have different textures. Mango is the fruit of tropical and sub tropical zones. Asia falls into this climatic zone, thus this…

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  • Fruit Peels Essay

    different parameters on the behavior of drying rate Fig.1 showed the relation between drying rate and drying time under two drying methods of fruits peels. It was cleared that the drying rate decreased continuously with drying time. There was not any constant-rate drying period and all the drying operations are seen to occur in the falling rate period. The drying rates were higher at the beginning of the drying operation, when the product moisture content was higher. The moisture content of the…

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  • Avocado Fruit Benefits

    Avocado Fruit Benefits to Get You Even More Healthy Dealing with Avocado, you may need to know some avocado fruit benefits. Because there are so many health benefits you can get from consuming avocado fruit. We all know that fruits are the best healthy food you can consume. It has its sweet distinctive taste which contains a lot of vitamins and much more other nutrition. Fruits can be consumed directly by peeling the skin. It can also be consumed in a form of juice. If you want to add healthy…

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  • Citrus Fruit Essay

    Citrus is the general term for plants belonging to the family Rutaceae (Fejzic and Cavar, 2014). Citrus fruits are one of the important horticultural crops, with worldwide agricultural production of over 80 million tons per year. Brazil, China, United States, Mexico, India and Spain are the leading producers (Karoui, I. J and Marzouk, B, 2013, Marti et al., 2009). The most common citrus fruits are sweet orange (C. sinensis Osbeck), mandarin (C. reticulata Blanco), lime (C. aurantifolia Christm),…

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  • Tropical Fruit Essay

    Tropical Fruits Tropical fruit is any type of fruit produced in tree that is native to the tropics. The tropics are usually as the region and area of the globe that is between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn. Tropical region has unique environmental conditions and therefore creates a habitat that is usually for diverse species of fauna and flora. Many tropical fruits are mostly used and consumed by humans, and certain fruits are widely known where its demands are high. (Site) There…

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  • Socioeconomic Characteristics Of Fruit Consumption

    which the fruit consumption took place. Likert scales were constructed to appraise the impression of respondents of harvested fruit on farm and purchased fruit as well as farmers’ impression about wild fruit, fruit consumption by certain categories of persons and fruit consumption by children. All variables were first synthesised using descriptive statistics. Graphs like histograms, cumulative histograms and pie charts were used to systematically represent data in a spatial view. Correlation…

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  • Nutritional Values Of Guava Fruit

    Apart from guava’s nutritional value, flavor of guava is also one of the most distinguishable characteristics of this tropical fruit. Studies on guava volatile compounds have been made using leaf, skin, fruit and fruit puree. The first publication was made on the volatile components of guava in 1970. The compounds from guava fruit were extracted using distillation. Twenty-two compounds were present in the oil: eight alcohols, six esters, three aldehydes four terpenes, one ketone and an alcohol.…

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  • Importance Of Macro And Micronutrient In Fruit Leaves

    vital role in the growth and productivity of fruit trees. A well-nourished fruit tree not only produces good yield but also improves quality and remains for longer period in healthy and productive condition. The literature pertaining to the problem entitled “Studies on application of macro and micronutrients in guava cv. Hisar Safeda” has been presented in this chapter. The available literature having relevance to present study has been reviwed in this chapter under the following heading: 2.1…

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  • Hydrolysis Of Empty Fruit Bunches Of Palm Oil Case Study

    for its oil-bearing seeds and fruits. Usually 23 kg is the average weight of each bunch but a bunch may up to 82 kg. A bunch of the type contains between 200 and 2000 sessile ovoid drupes, 2 cm broad and 4 cm long with pointed apex. Elaeis guineensis coat colour varies from yellow to orange or nearly black. Varieties of oil…

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