endocarp

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endocarp

[′en·dō‚kärp]
(botany)
The inner layer of the wall of a fruit or pericarp.
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leporina, possibly only the paca consumes A aculeatissimum fruits as the amount of pulp is almost insignificant and endocarp hardness makes access to seeds difficult.
Although the thick and hard endocarps of this species are easily preserved, they are not frequent at the archaeological sites reviewed.
Endocarp remains of Alangiaceae, Cornaceae and Nyssaceae in Japan.
coriaceum fruits are drupes with up to four bulky seeds and are wrapped in a woody endocarp with thin spines and a whitish-yellow pulp.
Round shallow black plastic trays (15 cm diameter x 1 cm deep) were used to prevent endocarps being washed away or lost during rain events.
Since its agro-industrial processing generates great amounts of wastes, with approximately 80% of the fruit's total volume made up of the endocarp (Pacheco-Palencia, Duncan, & Talcott, 2009), the use of waste as biosorbent is a sustainable alternative.
It is a drupe with a thin epicarp, a soft fleshy thick mesocarp and a hard endocarp encasing a soft dicotyledonous kernel.
For each sample drupes and their endocarps were weighed before shattering to obtain a homogenous olive paste used for chemical measurement.
Larvicidal action of ethanolic extracts from fruit endocarps of Melia azedarach and Azadirachta indica against the dengue mosquito Aedes aegypti.