mesocarp


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mesocarp

[′mez·ə‚kärp]
(botany)
The middle layer of the pericarp.
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Location of these torus-bearing, pitted tracheary elements is centrifugal to (outside of) the elements with helical bands and adjacent to the mesocarp.
In both experiments exocarp, mesocarp and hard woody exocarp were removed and seed with brown seed coat were used.
One seeded ovoid drupe, exocarp and mesocarp fused and indistinguishable one from another; three external longitudinal grooves delimiting three valves, endocarp thin, not sculptured; apical stigmatic remains; one locule, seed deltoid; endosperm homogeneous and ruminate; apical germination pore and basal hilum.
This could be related to the ease of removing the water available in the mucilaginous mesocarp of the fruit, forming a moisture gradient between the fruit and the seed.
Badifu GIO Effects of Drying Methods and Storage Time on Some Chemical Constituents of the Mesocarp of Three Mango (M.
Bitter gourds were purchased from the International Market in Georgia, divided into mesocarp and seeds.
In the dry processing method, the whole cherry is dried to allow the separation of the bean from the exocarp and mesocarp.
Its fruit has an internal mesocarp rich in oil, vitamins, and proteins, and contain many compounds of medicinal importance.
Diplochory in western chokecherry: you can't judge a fruit by its mesocarp.
Lipid extracts of the nut of the Turkana doum palm, Hyphaene coriacea, were obtained and the major fatty acids in the mesocarp and kernel oil extracts were determined.
The treatments were: 1) fruits with intact ovary (exocarp, mesocarp and endocarp) infested by larvae, 2) intact fruits with their ovaries not infested by larvae, 3) fruit without the integument of the ovary and infested by larvae of Neosilba spp.