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(Plants) a genus of the mulberry family, originating in Asia, species of which include the jackfruit and the breadfruit
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Noun1.artocarpus - evergreen Asiatic trees now grown through the tropics: breadfruitArtocarpus - evergreen Asiatic trees now grown through the tropics: breadfruit; jackfruit
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Moraceae, Moraceae, mulberry family - trees or shrubs having a milky juice; in some classifications includes genus Cannabis
Artocarpus altilis, Artocarpus communis, breadfruit, breadfruit tree - native to Pacific islands and having edible fruit with a texture like bread
Artocarpus heterophyllus, jackfruit, jackfruit tree - East Indian tree cultivated for its immense edible fruit and seeds
Artocarpus odoratissima, marang, marang tree - Philippine tree similar to the breadfruit tree bearing edible fruit
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The sago pasty, the artocarpus bread, some mangoes, half a dozen pineapples, and the liquor fermented from some coco-nuts, overjoyed us.
Various naturally occurring substances like Datura-stramonium [17], Henna [18], Prosopis juliflora [19], Fiaes religeosa [20], Ficus virens [21], Capparis deciduas [22], Annona squamosa, Ponamia glabra, ginger [23], garlic [24], Artocarpus heterophyllus [25], Acaccia senegal [26] have been evaluated as a effective corrosion inhibitors.
For the genus Artocarpus (Moraceae) the key lists nine species of the 25 recorded for Kalimantan, of which four (Artocarpus anisophyllus, A.
Excluindo-se as especies com restricoes legais ou ambientais, na zona urbana de Sao Tome foram identificadas 4 especies com frutos grandes e carnosos: Dillenia indica (n = 16), Pachira aquatica (n = 69), Pachira glabra (n = 10) e Artocarpus heterophyllus (n = 1).
The four (4) most prevalent tree species observed were: - Artocarpus heterophyllus (15%), Ficus natalensis (10%), Albizia coriaria (10%) and Mangifera indica (9%).
Sm., Annona reticulate L., Artocarpus rigidus Blume, Boesenbergia pandurata (Roxb.) Schltr., Clausena excavata Burm.
A total of 5,400 seedlings will be planted, with the breakdown in species as follows: narra (Pterocarpus spp.) 500 seedlings; kamagong (Diospyros spp.) 500; dipterocarp species 1,000; palosanto (Bursera spp.) 620; cacao (Theobroma spp) 875; coffee (Coffea spp.) 730; jackfruit (Artocarpus spp.) 150; cashew (Anacardium spp) 200; rambutan (Nephelium spp.) 100; kakauate (Gliricidia spp.) 625; and bamboo (Bambusa spp.) 100 seedlings.
A especie Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson) Fosberg, comumente conhecida como fruteira-pao, e originaria das ilhas da Oceania.
The objectives of this study were to determine the following: (1) leaf litter decomposition rates for four commonly planted horticultural agroforestry tree species (Artocarpus heterophyllus, Mangifera indica, Zizyphus jujuba, and Litchi chinensis) in the dry season (from December to May with average monthly rainfall of 45 mm) and wet season (from June to November with average monthly rainfall of 240 mm), (2) return rates of N, P, and K to the soil for these species in the dry and wet seasons, and (3) the best species to use on the basis of nutrient return through leaf litter decomposition.