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Sunday, March 4, 2012

postheadericon Coffea ( Coffea arabica )


Fruit Warehouse | Coffea ( Coffea arabica ) | There are Several species of Coffea That may be grown for the beans. The trees Produce red or purple fruits called "cherries" that look like drupes, but berries are epigynous. The cherries contain two seeds, the so-called "coffee beans", the which - Despite Their name - are not true beans.


When grown in the Tropics, coffee is a vigorous bush or small tree usually That Grows to a height of 3-3.5 m (10-12 feet). Most commonly cultivated coffee species grow best at high elevations but are nevertheless intolerant of subfreezing temperatures. Coffea is a genus of Flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family. They are shrubs or small trees native to tropical and southern Africa and tropical Asia. Seeds of Several species are the source of the popular beverage coffee.


The caffeine in coffee "beans" is a natural plant defense against herbivory, ie a toxic substance That Protects the seeds of the plant. Several insect pests affect coffee production, the coffee borer beetle Including (Hypothenemus hampei) and the coffee leafminer (Leucoptera caffeina).


In 2008, two new species of coffee plants have been Discovered in Cameroon: Coffea charrieriana, the which is caffeine-free, and Coffea anthonyi. By crossing the new species with other known coffees, two new features Might Be introduced to cultivated coffee plants: beans without caffeine and self-pollination.

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postheadericon Carrot ( Daucus carota )



Fruit Warehouse | Carrot ( Daucus carota ) | It is a domesticated form of the wild carrot Daucus carota, native to Europe and Southwestern Asia. The domestic carrot has been selectively Bred for its greatly enlarged and more palatable, less woody-textured edible taproot. The carrot is a root vegetable, usually orange in color, though purple, red, white, and yellow varieties exist.


Massive overconsumption of carrots can cause carotenosis, a benign condition in the which the skin turns orange. Carrots are also rich in dietary fiber, antioxidants, and minerals. Lack of vitamin A can cause poor vision, Including night vision, and vision can be restored by adding it back into the diet. An urban legend says eating large amounts of carrots will allow one to see in the dark. It reinforced existing German folklore and helped to Encourage Britons-looking to improv.


Their night vision during the blackouts-to grow and eat the vegetable. Carrots grow best in full sun but tolerate some shade In order to avoid growing deformed carrots it is better to plant them in loose soil free from rocks. Carrots take around four months to mature and it is suggested. That carrot seeds are sown from mid - February to July.


Carrot cultivars can be grouped into two broad classes, eastern carrots and western carrots. The city of Holtville, California, promotes Itself as "Carrot Capital of the World", and holds an annual festival devoted entirely to the carrot.

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postheadericon Chilean guava ( Ugni molinae )

Fruit Warehouse | Chilean guava ( Ugni molinae ) | The leaves are opposite, oval, 1-2 cm long and 1-1.5 cm broad, entire, glossy dark green, with a spicy scent if crushed. The flowers are drooping, 1 cm in diameter with four or five white or pale pink petals and stamens Numerous short; the fruit is a small red, white or purple berry 1 cm diameter.


In its natural habitat; the Valdivian temperate rain forests the fruit matures in autumn from March to May. Ugni molinae, commonly known as Chilean Guava, strawberry or myrtle, is a shrub native to Chile and adjacent regions of southern Argentina. The Mapuche Native American name is "Union".


It was first described by Juan Ignacio Molina (Hence its name) in 1782. It was introduced to England in 1844 by the botanist and plant collector William Lobb, where it Became a favorite fruit of Queen Victoria. It is also grown as an ornamental plant. The fruit is cultivated to a small extent. The usage of the fruit in cuisine is limited to southern Chile where it Grows.
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postheadericon Lingonberry ( Vaccinium vitis-idaea )


Fruit Warehouse | Lingonberry  ( Vaccinium vitis-idaea ) | Vaccinium Vitis-idaea spreads by underground stems to form dense clonal Colonies. Slender and brittle roots grow from the underground stems. The fruit is a red berry 6-10 mm (0.2-0.4 in) across, with an acidic taste, ripening in late summer to autumn.
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