canistel


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canistel

canistel

Small tropical tree (up to 30ft, 10m) that stays green year round, with shiny, leathery ribbed pointed oval leaves, and an edible golden yellow fruit who’s texture is similar to a cooked egg yolk. It’s shape is like a bullet-shaped egg. Popular from Mexico and Florida to Taiwan and Vietnam. Can be used in custards, smoothies or just eaten raw. High in vitamin A, C, carotene, niacin, calcium, iron, phosphorus. Used as anti-cancer, anti-tumor, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial for Candida, E Coli, etc. Tree is ok down to almost freezing but not below.
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Variations in host plant preferences of pests inhabiting different geographical regions have been reported for other thrips species, for example canistel (Pouteria campechiana (Kunth) Baehni), which has never been reported as a host of Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood (chilli thrips) was preferred by it over mango (Mangifera indica L.
canistel (Pouteria campechiana (Kunth) Baehni), dragon fruit (Hylocereus undatus (Haw.
dorsalis on six species of tropical fruits: avocado, canistel, litchi, mango, miracle fruit, and sapodilla available at nursery, as well as on tea (Camellia sinensis [L.