mamey sapote


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mamey sapote

n.
See sapote.
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Reponses of mamey sapote (Pouteria sapota) trees to continuous and cyclical flooding in calcareous soil.
One such fruit, the mamey sapote, was extravagantly praised by Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo in his description of the New World's natural resources, Sumario de la natural historia de las Indias (1526), as "a graceful and elegant fruit, of very soft taste .
While rambutan and other fruits such as mamey sapote (mam-EY sa-PO-tey), lychee, longan, carambola, mangosteen, and sapodilla may not be typical stateside fare, they are often the center of attention at TARS.
The company also produces exotic tropical fruits for local consumption such as mangoes, bananas, avocados, mamey sapote, sapodilla, sugar apple, star fruit, as well as green bananas.
Field trials to attract fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in commercial sapodilla, mamey sapote and carambola orchards in Puerto Rico.
But in south Florida, growers are not only producing guava, carambola, mango, papaya, and citrus, but also pitaya, sapodilla, lychee, longan, and mamey sapote.
05 ha) pineland, bordered on the north by newly disked land, to the south by a commercial avocado grove, to the east by an experimental avocado grove, and to the west by a commercial longan (Dimocarpus longan), avocado and mamey sapote (Pouteria sapota) grove.
Mamey sapote growing in the florida home landscape.
At various times, you'll find familiar and uncommon crops being studied at TARS, including dry beans, sorghum, banana, plantain, and exotic fruits such as rambutan, carambola (star fruit), mamey sapote, lychee, longan, papaya, mango, and mangosteen -- also known as the "queen of fruits" for being one of the finest flavored fruits in the world.