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see custard-applecustard-apple,
common name for members of the Annonaceae, a family of shrubs, woody vines, and small trees of the tropics. The custard-apples (Annona squamosa and A.
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; papayapapaya
, soft-stemmed tree (Carica papaya) of tropical America resembling a palm with a crown of palmately lobed leaves. It is cultivated for its melonlike yellow fruits eaten raw or cooked and, more recently, for the juice which has become a commercial item.
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In the Hawaii tests, 100 milligrams of the dried synthetic cucumber blend captured more melon fruit flies than both the protein bait and male-only lure.
Griffith University, Australia for identification of melon fruit fly.
In fact, our scriptures teach us to live like a melon fruit which grows on the ground.
com) and it has alluring ripe apricot and squashy melon fruit, laced with ginger but with a balancing acidity that stops it from becoming cloying.
99 at Oddbins) is relatively crisp and light, with gentle peach and melon fruit and nicely integrated spicy oak flavours.
Again in screwcap, the chardonnay has a bready softness and underlying oak seam to supplement fleshy ripe melon fruit.
99 (Sainsbury), having well-balanced smoky melon fruit, butter and toffee flavours.
It's soft and luscious in the mouth, with peaches and melon fruit.
While admittedly uncomplicated, this white will delight many with its soft, textured, red apple and ripe melon fruit, fresh sherbet lemon acidity and suggestion of honey.