mesocarp


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mesocarp

[′mez·ə‚kärp]
(botany)
The middle layer of the pericarp.
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After drying, a change was observed in the texture of the fruits, which were extremely rigid and furrowed, so it was necessary to immerse the fruits in water to remove the epicarp together with the mesocarp. The five portions of fruit samples were immersed in distilled water (26 [degrees]C) for 18 h to facilitate the process of removing the epicarp and mesocarp from the baru manually, with the aid of a stainless steel knife.
The variation in the adhesion of the epicarp to the mesocarp according to the different pulp color was identified by Vianna et al.
Mesocarp (sarcocarp) is the soft or fleshy parenchymatous layer that makes these fruits attractive for animal dispersal, and is the part eaten also by people (e.g., Choerospondias, Harpephyllum, Lannea, Sclerocarya, and Spondias).
Sorghum porridge enriched with peanut powder and baobab fruit powder - 2 scoops de-hulled sorghum flour - 4 tablespoons peanut powder - 2 tablespoons baobab fruit powder - 2 tablespoons red palm oil - Salt (a pinch) & Sugar (1 tablespoon) [30] * Control blend - Maize: 60% - Soybean: 40% * Test blend - Maize: 60% - Soybean: 30% - Moringa leaves powder: 10% [44] - Control sample: Sorghum 100% (traditional weaning food ) - Formulated sample: Sorghum, African yam bean (Sphenostylis stenocarpa), Mango mesocarp flour: ratio 5:3:2 Authors Main characteristics [25] - Nutrients components: 69.3% carbohydrates, 15.1% proteins, 10.7% lipids, less than 5% crude fibre.
Aiming to contribute with a lowest environmental impact and to develop nutritious food for human health, this work had the objective to make use of the agroindustrial residues of the star fruit and passion fruit (mesocarp) to obtain flour, and the incorporation of them as ingredients in the formulation of three cereal bars
The mesocarp is the source of palm oil and the seed yields palm kernel oil (Wood et al., 1984; Donough and Law, 1988; Chan et al., 1989).
LEAFY COTYLEDON1 (LEC1), LEC2, ABSCISIC ACID INSENSITIVE3 (ABI3), and FUSCA3 are expressed in nuts but not in the mesocarp. PICKLE (PKL), a transcriptional regulator, is expressed in both the mesocarp and the kernel.
In the laboratory development of the process, mesocarp firmness of cucumbers fermented in this Ca[Cl.sub.2] brine was found to be consistently comparable to the cucumbers fermented in a commercial brine formulation [4].
Table 1 Sound absorption coefficient (SAC, [alpha]) comparison between OPT natural fiber, Mesocarp fiber, Arenga Pinnata, paddy fiber and date palm fiber.
Balanites is locally valued in Sudan for its timber, edible fruit (mesocarp), animal feed value, shade and shelter and for several folk medicinal or nutraceutical uses, most notably is the use of the fruit mesocarp as an antidiabetic agent.
The second stage is characterized by slow growth of the mesocarp, cessation of general elongation and lignification of the endocarp.
fruticans seed mesocarp is a rich source of dietary polyphenols with a strong antioxidant capacity.