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Fruits Professor Kelechi Mezu Introduction to Biology – SCI 115 March 2, 2010 We use our sense of taste to differ if fruit is sweet or sour. That taste depends on the components in the fruit. Fruits contain fructose, acids, vitamin, starch, proteins, and cellulose. All of these components contribute to the taste of fruit. Fruits with high fructose levels tend to be sweeter whereas fruits with high levels of acid tend to be sour. Oranges however, have equal quantities of fructose and acids...

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Dragon Fruit

Dragon fruit, also known as pitaya or pitahaya, belongs to the Hylocereus genus of the Cactaceae family. It is recognized as leathery, slightly leafy – skinned sweet fruit of many cactus species rooted from Mexico, which was believed to be then brought to Central America by the European. Nowadays, dragon fruits are widely cultivated in the United States, the South East Asia region, Israel, Australia, Cyprus, as well as the Canary Islands (Morton, 1987). The term “dragon fruit” is used in English...

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Citrus Fruit

Citrus microcarpa A Great Citrus Fruit to Know and Grow Lewis Kho Harold E. Tamdang AMA Computer College Author’s Note This paper was prepared for NSCI01-A (General Chemistry) taught by Romeo E. Bejar, Jr. Cpe. Description:  Calamansi (scientific name: Citrus microcarpa) is a fruit tree in the family Rutaceae that was developed in and is very popular throughout Southeast Asia, especially the Philippines, where it is most commonly used for cooking. In the west it is variously known as...

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Dragon fruit

Dragon fruit in Vietnam has three main varieties: red-skinned fruit with white flesh, red-skinned fruit with red flesh and yellow-skinned fruit with white flesh. Since the white-fleshed dragon fruit (or Pitaya) can grow stronger, larger and produce sweeter fruit than other varieties, they are much more planted in the Vietnam. Dragon fruit with red and yellow flesh are also popular, but the area for red-fleshed dragon fruit in the rural areas in Vietnam is trivial and its productivity equals only...

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Fruits and Vegetables

5 EXTRA-ORDINARY HOME ECONOMICS PROJECT THE IMPORTANCE OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES FRUITS Fruit is a pluppy or juicy plant part (as rhubarb or a strawberry) that is often eaten as a desert and is distinguished from a vegetable e.g. Cherry, lemon. IMPORTANCE OF FRUITS 1. Fruits, eaten raw or consumed as fresh juice, are excellent ways to retain and balance the moisture level in the body. The low level of sodium in fruits plays an important role for people who would like to avail of a...

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Is Tomato a Fruit?

seeds and most sweet fruit. This typically means the leaf, stem, or root of a plant. The non-biological definition of a vegetable is largely based on culinary and cultural tradition. Therefore, the application of the word is somewhat arbitrary, based on cultural and/or personal views. Vegetables are most often cooked in savoury or salty dishes. However, a few vegetables can be used in desserts and other sweet dishes, such as pumpkin pie and carrot cake. A fruit on the other hand is a...

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Fruit Ripening

are some fruits sweet and some sour, whereas others have no specific taste? Naturally fruit contains cellulose, proteins, starch, proteins, vitamins, certain acids and fructose (or sugar). When fruit ripens, a series of chemical changes occur in the fruit that result in either a sweet fruit, sweet and sour fruit, sour fruit or fruit with no specific taste. During these changes, the acids content in fruit becomes less and the fructose content increases thereby resulting in a sweet fruit (Coen...

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Fruit Battery

 Project Title: Fruits and vegetables have voltage? Problem & Purpose: The purpose of the experiment is to understand how battery works and find out which fruit and vegetables that we eat can be used as an alternative way for a battery source. I become interested on seeing how batteries where used to power up my flash light and toys. ...

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Vegetables and Fruits

Doctors say that everyone should take more vegetables and fruit than rice or wheat. Rice and wheat contain much carbohydrate which is quite essential for energy. But more of rice and wheat and less of vegetables and fruit is not a balanced diet. Vegetables and fruit contain nutrients like vitamins, calcium, iron, phosphorus, folic acid, iodine, magnesium, zinc etc. Green leafy vegetables contain a lot of nutrients, especially calcium and iron. We should take one type of green leafy vegetable...

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Golden Fruit

Golden Fruit Golden fruit is the essay to expose life from the fruit of Orange and comparing with life that what the different character that all the man we have in this world. A A. Milne tries to tell us that there is a different character, different manner of living in this human world. In short, by using an Orange little fruit, he tries to conveying that there is a number of what to live in in this world. Abraham Lincoln sent the letter to the headmaster of his son schooling, “teach him to...

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