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breadfruit:

see mulberrymulberry,
common name for the Moraceae, a family of deciduous or evergreen trees and shrubs, often climbing, mostly of pantropical distribution, and characterized by milky sap. Several genera bear edible fruit, e.g.
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breadfruit

[′bred‚früt]
(botany)
Artocarpus altilis. An Indo-Malaysian tree, a species of the mulberry family (Moraceae). The tree produces a multiple fruit which is edible.

breadfruit

1. a moraceous tree, Artocarpus communis (or A. altilis), of the Pacific Islands, having large round edible starchy usually seedless, fruit
2. the fruit of this tree, which is eaten baked or roasted and has a texture like bread
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Shoot tips of Artocarpus altilis obtained from grown suckers cultured and multiplied on Murashige and Skoog (MS) basal medium (Murashige and Skoog, 1962) supplemented with and 4 uM Benzyl adenine were provided from the Food and Agricultural Research Extension Institute (Mauritius).
How many seeds in a seeded breadfruit, Artocarpus altilis (Moraceae)?
Soursop Annonaceae Artocarpus altilis Breadfruit Moraceae (Parkinson) Fosberg Artocarpus Jackfruit Moraceae heterophyllus Lam.
Especie Nombre Cientifico Nombre Comun Parte suministrada como alimento Domestica Musa balbisiana Platano Fruto Musa acuminata Banano Zea mays Maiz Oryza sativa Arroz Ananas sativus Pina Psidium guajava Guayaba Bactris gasipaes Chontaduro Manihot esculenta Yuca Raiz Silvestre Piaractus bidens Paco Fruto Compsoneura atopa Castano Artocarpus altilis Arbol del pan Tabla 4.
Ipomoea batatas NOSAMS-0809-26 690 [+ or -] 35 3 Artocarpus altilis Beta-20852b 1330 [+ or -] 230 4 Aleurites moluccana Beta-135126 640 [+ or -] 40 5 Lagenaria siceraria Beta-233042 440 [+ or -] 40 6 Cordyline fruticosa CAMS-25560 1030 [+ or -] 60 7 Rattus exulans Lab.
Icerya aegyptiaca (Monophlebidae) is a pest on many plants in Micronesia (Beardsley 1966); in Kiribati it particularly damages Artocarpus altilis (O'Connor 1969).
It would appear that the typical eastern Melanesian-Polynesian seedless breadfruit, known generally as Artocarpus altilis, and thought to be a domesticate derived from the wild species A.