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stone fruit

[′stōn ‚früt]
(botany)
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While shorter supplies of cherries, peaches, nectarines and plums have led to flat or declining sales of stone fruits in recent years, these quintessential summertime favorites are poised for a comeback, with a little help from Mother Nature and some strategic online and in-store retail merchandising.
The yield of stone fruit crops in 2018 was 24.9 c / ha versus 15.7 c / ha in 2017.
Innovative programs and a focus on quality are making stone fruit a year-round sensation.
Eating stone fruits, most notably peaches and nectarines, also supplies dietary fiber to help promote regularity and reduce hunger.
Worldwide, brown rot is the most important disease risk for stone fruits in warm, humid climates.
Therefore, this recall and associated illness does not provide sufficient evidence to recommend that persons at higher risk for listeriosis (e.g., pregnant women, persons aged >65 years, and immunocompromised persons) avoid fresh stone fruits. However, it does support the need to understand risks associated with contaminated, ready-to-eat fresh fruit so that prevention strategies can be strengthened.
The IDAL study showed that the largest Russian fruits suppliers are: Ecuador (bananas), Poland (apples), Turkey (citrus, grapes and stone fruits), China (apples, citrus and stone fruits), Argentina (apples, pears and citrus) and Chile (grapes).
Washington, July 31 ( ANI ): Artist Sam Van Aken has created a single tree that could produce 40 different stone fruits with the help of technique called 'grafting'.
Approximately 1 million acres of California's best agricultural land are devoted to production of almonds and stone fruits (USDA 2011), and sustained high production from this land requires that the orchards be replanted every 15 to 25 years, depending on the production system.
From choosing specific pome and stone fruits to site selection, watering systems, organic disease control, and developing a marketing plan to sell products, this is a solid pick and a 'must' for any organic farmer and for any involved in small-time production who want to move into marketing and profiting from organic techniques.
NATIONALLY, STONE FRUITS HAVE SEEN SALES DECLINE OVER THE PAST SEVERAL YEARS.
Among the fruits consumed by Tunisians there are watermelon, and stone fruits (peach, nectarines, apricots, plums ...).