artocarpus heterophyllus

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Related to artocarpus heterophyllus: Artocarpus altilis, jackfruit
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Largest fruit in the world... can weigh up to 80 lbs! It looks looks like a giant dinosaur egg with short, thorny spines on it, up to 3 ft long! (1m) The orange flesh is sweet and tart, like a cross between a mango and peach. High in fiber. Seeds edible also. Actually related to mulberries somehow. High in vitamin C for virus and bacteria protection, white blood cell support, rich in phytonutrients, lignans, isoflavones and saponins which have anti-cancer and anti-aging properties. Anti-ulcer properties, helps constipation, cleaning colon. Used for healthy eyes,(macular degeneration, night blindness), skin, energy, heart support, blood pressure, asthma, bones, osteoporosis, anemia, thyroid, hormone production. Used as meat replacement (main course) by many.
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woglumi have been recorded: Pouteria caimito, Struthanthus flexicaulis and Artocarpus heterophyllus. For the first time the associaion of Encarsia pergandiella acting as a parasitoid of A.
Beneficial effects of culinary preparation "Polos Maluwa' (tender fruit of Artocarpus heterophyllus) for lactating mothers [abstract].
BAP-induced shoot proliferation from the shoot apices has also been reported in Artocarpus heterophyllus [3].
Chowdhury, "Batch and continuous (fixed-bed column) biosorption of crystal violet by Artocarpus heterophyllus (jackfruit) leaf powder," Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, vol.
From the eight groves fruits such as Mangifera indica and Artocarpus heterophyllus are collected.
The use of activated carbon prepared from jackfruit (artocarpus heterophyllus) peel waste for methylene blue removal, Journal of Environmental Protection Science 2: 1-10.
In these studies, the lectin from Artocarpus heterophyllus is considered to be mitogenic for human [CD4.sup.+] T cells [3], whereas Artocarpus lakoocha has antiproliferative effect on human leukemic cells [4], and Dolichos biflorus agglutinin is used to isolate leukemic T cells [5].