It also includes Securidaca longepedunculata (violet tree or Ipeta); Senna alata (candle bush or Asurun oyinbo); Senna podocarpa (Asurun ijebu); Sida acuta (broomweed or Isekotu); leaves of Spondias mombin (hog plum
or Iyeye); Uvaria chamae (Eruju); bitter leaf; and Xylopia aethiopica (Ethiopian pepper or Eeru).
is a hog plum genotype very appreciated with growing commercialization in the northern and northeastern regions of Brazil (SILVA JUNIOR et al., 2004).
Due to the socioeconomic importance of hog plum in the northern and northeastern regions of Brazil and its potential expansion in commercial orchards through the selection of superior genotypes, phytosanitary surveys are required.
Hog plum (Spondias mombin L.) is native to tropical America and is widely distributed throughout Brazil.
Current analysis investigates the hygroscopic behavior of hog plum powder obtained by spray-drying, through sorption isotherms gathered by adjusting the following mathematical models: GAB (Gugghenheim, Anderson and DeBoer), BET (Brunauer, Emmett and Teller), Henderson and Oswin.
Among Anastrepha fruit flies, the West Indian fruit fly, Anastrepha obliqua Macquart (Diptera: Tephritidae), is considered one of the most destructive worldwide because it damages crops such as mango (Mangifera indica L.; Sapindales: Anacar diaceae), hog plum
(Spondias spp.; Sapindales: Anacardiaceae), sapodilla (Manilkara zapota L.; Ericales: Sapotaceae), and guava (Psidium spp.; Myrtales: Myrtaceae) (Hernandez-Ortiz & Aluja 1993).
Selected chemical composition of raw hog plum
and baobab fruits Parameters Hog plum
Baobab % Pectin 8.60 [+ or -] 0.27a 2.43 [+ or -] 0.12b pH 5.58 [+ or -] 0.03a 4.52 [+ or -] 0.03b TTA% 2.93 [+ or -] 0.06b 9.77 [+ or -] 0.15a VitaminC(mg/100g) 48.20 [+ or -] 0.30b 88.33 [+ or -] 2.89a [beta]-carotene 81.67 [+ or -] 5.77a 30.00 [+ or -] 0.00b ([micro]g/100 g) The values with the same alphabets are not significantly different from each other (P < 0.05).
These masks are generally made out of hog plum
or coral trees.
YELLOW MOMBIN (also known as Hog Plum
or Spanish Plum) WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE?
Fruit collections included: Olacaceae: hog plum
, Ximenia americana L.
Spondias mombin, also known as hog plum
, is called iyeye in Yoruba, ngulungu in Igbo, isada in Hausa.