cherimoya


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Synonyms for cherimoya

small tropical American tree bearing round or oblong fruit

large tropical fruit with leathery skin and soft pulp

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The skin of a ripe cherimoya should be greenish-yellow to light brown, without blemishes.
Mark Twain once referred to the cherimoya as "the most delicious fruit known to men.
The community has a potential fruit such as cherimoya , so the project will require advice on the placement of gabions, Technical Assistance fruit, forest plantations ( willow, pine , agave and aloe vera ) , the development of the management plan cultivation and maintenance of civil works ( gabions ) .
It does have botanical connections with the tropics, being the northernmost member of the Custard Apple family, which includes such delicacies as the cherimoya and soursop.
The area was a successional stage of tropical deciduous forest where dominant species were ebony trees Pithecellobium ebano, cherimoya trees A.
These funny-looking fruits look like the spawn of a pine cone and a mango and English speakers call it by several different names: sugar apple, custard apple or cherimoya.
Fruits like pomegranate, cherimoya, maracuya, lucuma, papaya, mango, and star fruit are fresh daily, and countless juice vendors line the streets waiting to prepare blenders of fresh fruit smoothies for the equivalent of about 80 cents.
Mark Twain called the cherimoya "the most delicious fruit known to men.
Recinos recommends starting with well-known items like jalapeno chiles and moving into things like cherimoya and mamey more slowly.
The pawpaw (Asimina triloba) belongs to the tropical custard apple family, which includes delights such as sweetsop, soursop, cherimoya and, of course, the custard apple, which is the botanical family's namesake.
Topics discussed include climate and soils, cultivation, tree management and harvest technology and individual chapters address specific fruits including, cherimoya and other Annonas, bananas, avocados, litchi, mangos, papayas and pineapples.
Padilla and Encina (2005) also reported that mycorrhizal colonization increased the total number of roots and the number of first-order and second-order laterals in adult cherimoya (Annona cherimola) plants, thus alleviating P deficiency.