custard apple tree


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Noun1.custard apple tree - any of several tropical American trees bearing fruit with soft edible pulpcustard apple tree - any of several tropical American trees bearing fruit with soft edible pulp
custard apple - the fruit of any of several tropical American trees of the genus Annona having soft edible pulp
Annona, genus Annona - type genus of the Annonaceae; tropical American trees or shrubs
Annona cherimola, cherimoya, cherimoya tree - small tropical American tree bearing round or oblong fruit
Annona diversifolia, ilama, ilama tree - tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit
Annona muricata, prickly custard apple, soursop, soursop tree - small tropical American tree bearing large succulent slightly acid fruit
Annona reticulata, bullock heart, bullock's heart, bullock's heart tree - small tropical American tree bearing a bristly heart-shaped acid tropical fruit
Annona squamosa, sweetsop, sweetsop tree - tropical American tree bearing sweet pulpy fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds
Annona glabra, pond apple, pond-apple tree - small evergreen tree of tropical America with edible fruit; used chiefly as grafting stock
Asimina triloba, papaw, papaw tree, pawpaw - small tree native to the eastern United States having oblong leaves and fleshy fruit
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
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The custard apple tree draws different amounts of nutrients depending on the period of growth and development, and environmental conditions in which they are exposed, especially temperatures and rainfall.
In India when the custard apple tree is not fertilized it goes into gradual decline where malformation of fruits happens, reducing their market value (SAO JOSE et al., 2014).
Custard apple tree leaves produce a blue or black dye.
Custard apple trees are large and spreading, shaded by large, green drooping leaves.
Tootsie brought back all these yesterdays as though she was just swishing a curtain across and saying, "Look Margaret, there's you with your embroidery and there's me on my bicycle, Tom Boy that I was, and there's Kenneth with the catapult and there's Desmond under the custard apple tree ..."
Among fruit trees that became interesting to fruit growers, the custard apple tree (Annona squamosa L.) should be highlighted since it is well adapted to the conditions of the Semi-Arid Region (Maia et al., 1986) and because it yields fruits with a very sweet and fragrant pulp, and a pleasant and exotic flavor, considered the most desirable characteristics of custard apple.
PRODUCTION COSTS AND FRUIT YIELD PROFITABILITY IN THE INITIAL HARVESTS OF CUSTARD APPLE TREES
Each custard apple tree was associated with a micro sprinkler placed near the stem, with a flow of approximately 50 L [h.sup.-1].
Therefore, in a custard apple tree breeding program, these two characteristics are harder to work with, due to the existence of an interaction between progenies and cropping seasons.
There were also custard apple trees galore, tamarind trees, ber (jujube berry in English), and jungle jalebi (shaped like the Indian sweet).
The area where it was collected was a tropical deciduous forest dominated by custard apple trees Annona globiflora, gumbo-limbo trees Bursera simaruba, and guazima trees Guazuma ulmifolia.