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Exotic Fruits Reference Guide

  • Book

  • January 2018
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
  • ID: 4335124

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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Table of Contents

Abacate 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 Durio zibethinus And much more


Sueli Rodrigues Professor, Department of Food Science and Technology, Universidade Federal do Ceará. 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.