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babaco

1. a subtropical parthenocarpic tree, Carica pentagona, originating in South America, cultivated for its fruit: family Caricaceae
2. the greenish-yellow egg-shaped fruit of this tree, having a delicate fragrance and no pips
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When Beth Babaco, facilities coordinator for the Baltimore County Public Library system, was given a budget to renovate one of the library's fifteen branches, she jumped at the opportunity to enhance security at the Reisterstown site, located about ten miles outside of Baltimore.
The branches that did have physical security had an electronic article surveillance (EAS) system using magnetics detection that Babaco said was considered dated among library circles.
Babaco says that she sought a system that would be compatible with the demands of high book and material traffic, so she chose an acousto-magnetic technology product from Sensormatic's Ultra Max line.
The effects of husbandry on flavour is also discussed and when dealing with unusual fruits one author covers Feijoa, Roseapple, Cherimoya, Custard apple, Soursop, Carambola, Cashew apple, Babaco, Durian, Mangosteen, Loquat and Beli fruit, to name a few.
Native to Ecuador and the newest fruit to arrive from New zealand, babaco is also labeled kiwistar.
Since babacos are grown in climate-controlled greenhouses, they are available sporadically year-round, but at this point production is small.
Caramel, Vanilla, Chocolate, as well as exotic ones like Passion Fruit, Jackfruit, and Babaco," says Wolfgang Boehmer, director of coffee and tea at Sensient.
Babaco. Cut crosswise into thick slices to show star shape, or cut in half lengthwise and divide into serving-size portions.
Use slices of unpeeled carambola or babaco, or peeled and sliced feijoa, guava, kiwi, mango, papaya, or pepino.
Babaco. Cut unpeeled babacos crosswise into 1/2-inch slices.
New tropical flavors such as: Pitaya from Colombia, Feljoa from Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina, Naranquilla from Brazil, Jackfruit from Brazil and Babaco from Ecuador will soon be introduced.
Included for (first in the USA) introduction are: Pitavia from Columbia; Feijoa from Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina; Naranguilla and Jackfruit from Brazil, and Babaco from Ecuador."