Food and Farm Week
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New agricultural research study findings recently were published by D. Morenovelazquez and co-researchers
August 18th, 2008
"In Mexico ilama fruit (Annona diversifolia Saff.) is normally sold with cracks at the base of the peduncle and without it. Consequently, it has a short shelf life and is more susceptible to rot," researchers in Hidalgo, Mexico report.
"This study evaluates the biochemical, biophysical and physiological changes during development of white and pink pulped ilama fruit to determine its growth and maturation pattern on the plant. Open flowers on 30 trees (15 white pulp and 15 pink pulp) located in San Lorenzo, Municipality of Ajuchitlan, Guerrero, Mexico, were tagged. Samples were taken at different fruit growth stages to record total fruit weight, proportion of pulp and peel,...
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Source: Food and Farm Week (2008-08-18)