barbados cherry


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barbados cherry:

see acerolaacerola
or barbados cherry,
the edible fruit of Malpighia glabra, of the genera Bunchiosa and Malpighia of the family Malpighiaceae. The fleshy red stone fruits, about the size of a cherry, contain very high amounts of vitamin C and are eaten
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The objectives of this study were to select the best individual producers of tannase, optimize enzyme production using the best producer, evaluate the production of tannase from Aspergillus and Penicillium species in the URM Culture Collection maintained by SSF using leaves and barbados cherry and agroindustrial waste mangaba fruit as substrate, and select the best producer of the enzyme, as well as to characterize the crude enzyme extract and apply it in the clarification of grape juice (Vitis vinifera L.).
Some crops attacked by Neosilba species are Barbados cherry (Malpighia emarginata) (ARAUJO & ZUCCHI, 2002), coffee (Coffea arabica) (AGUIAR-MENEZES et al., 2007), orange (Citrus sinensis) (UCHOA-FERNANDES et al., 2003), peach (Prunus persica) (MONTES et al., 2010), tangerine (Citrus reticulate) (LOPES et al., 2007), umbu-cajazeira (Spondias sp.) (SANTOS et al., 2004), and leaf buds of cassava (Manihot esculenta) (LOURENCAO et al., 1996), and other fruit species (RAGA et al., 2011).
The plant species cultivated in the orchards are: Brazilian guava (Psidium guineense Sw.), Guava (Psidium guajava L.), Hog plum (Spondias mombin L.), Jocote (Spondiaspurpurea L.), Mango (Mangifera indica L.), Pitanga (Eugenia uniflora L.), Star fruit (Averrhoa carambola L.), Barbados cherry (Malpighia punicifolia L.), Indian jujube (Zizyphus mauritiana Lam.), Ice-creambean (Inga edulis Mart.), Cashew (Anacardium occidentale L.), and Abiu [Pouteria caimito (Ruiz & Pav.) Radlk.].
(12 fruit; Apr, 1995); and Malpighiaceae: Barbados cherry, Malpighia emarginata DC.

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