Exotic Fruits Reference Guide is the ultimate, most complete reference work on exotic fruits from around the world. The book focuses on exotic fruit origin, botanical aspects, cultivation and harvest, physiology and biochemistry, chemical composition and nutritional value, including phenolics and antioxidant compounds. This guide is in four-color and contains images of the fruits, in addition to their regional names and geographical locations. Harvest and post-harvest conservation, as well as the potential for industrialization, are also presented as a way of stimulating interest in consumption and large scale production.
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Persa americana Acai
Euterpe oleracea Acerola
Malpighia emarginata Aguaje fruit
Mauritia flexuosa Ambarella
Spondias cytherea Annato/Urucum
Bixa orellan Araca
Psidium cattleyanum Sabine Bacuri
Platonia insignis Breadfruit
Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson) Fosberg Cacao
Theobroma cacao Cagaita
Eugenia dysenterica Caju
Anacardium occidentales Cambuci
Campomanesia phaea Camu-camu
Myrciaria dubia H. B. K. (McVough) Canistel Caqui
Diospyros kaki Cempedak
Artocarpus champeden imoya /Custard apple
Annona cherimola Cocona
Solanum sessiliflorum Cupuacu
Theobroma Grandiflorum Durian
And much more
Graduate at Chemical Engineering from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (1998), Master's at Chemical Engineering from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (2000) and PhD. at Chemical Engineering from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (2003).
Ebenezer de Oliveira Silva Researcher, Postharvest Physiology and Technology of fruits and vegetables, Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária,(Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation).
Graduate at Agronomy (Agronomic Engineering) from Federal University of Viçosa (1991), Master's at Crop Science from Federal University of Viçosa (1994), Ph.D. at Plant Physiology from Federal University of Viçosa (2000) and Senior Internship at University of Massachusetts - Amherst (2010).
Edy Sousa de Brito Researcher, Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria, (Brazilian Enterprise for Agricultural Research).
Graduate at Industrial Chemistry by Universidade Federal de Sergipe (1989), master's at Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos by Universidade Federal da Paraíba (1993) , Ph.D. at Tecnologia de Alimentos by Universidade Estadual de Campinas (2000) and Postdoctorate by the United States Department of Agriculture (2006) . Currently is of Embrapa's Tropical Agroindustry.