pond apple


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Synonyms for pond apple

small evergreen tree of tropical America with edible fruit

ovoid yellow fruit with very fragrant peach-colored flesh

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Both flooded and non-flooded pond apple trees were infested 1 d after flooding.
Pond apple has simple leaves, whereas mahogany has pinnately compound leaves with 6-8 leaflets per leaf (Watkins & Sheehan 1975; Wunderlin 1998).
abbreviatus into cages of mahogany and pond apple, respectively.
Stem diameter was measured 10 cm above the surface of the potting medium, and for plants with multiple stems (most pond apple but no mahogany trees), the diameter of the largest stem was recorded.
Net C[O.sub.2] assimilation of pond apple was affected little by infestation or flooding until wk 5, when non-flooded, infested pond apple trees had significantly higher A than flooded, infested trees (Fig.
Mean redox potential of potting medium for flooded plants varied from + 67 mV to -297 mV for mahogany and from + 189 mV to - 260 mV for pond apple indicating that hy poxic conditions existed in the root zones of flooded plants within 2 d after flooding in both experiments.
abbreviatus adults on mahogany was different from that on pond apple because adults fed on mahogany stems as well as leaves.
For pond apple, A of infested trees was little affected by flooding except after 5 wk.
For pond apple trees, there was no significant interaction between flooding and insect infestation except for A and no significant differences between infested and non-infested plants for leaf gas exchange or growth variables.
(2005), compared to 96% adult mortality after 23 d infestation on pond apple in the present study, possibly because of starvation in both studies.
Mahogany seemed to sustain much higher levels of adult feeding damage, more egg clusters per plant, and greater adult longevity than pond apple. Hence, mahogany appeared to be more susceptible to combined feeding damage from adult D.
In conclusion, despite pond apple being a host plant species for D.