As one of the most highly praised fruits in the genus, it is puzzling why marang is not widely grown. Low yield and short shelf life offer only a partial explanation. PDF | Artocarpus odoratissimus belongs to the family of Moraceae and can be found mainly on Borneo Island, especially Brunei, Kalimantan. Artocarpus odoratissimus. a.k.a. Tarap. Large yellow-brown fruit covered with spiny protrubences. Fruits usually grow to “. Flesh is white, juicy, with a strong .
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Artocarphs edible portion i. Mature fruits are usually harvested by hand with the help of a curved knife attached to the end of long bamboo pole[ ]. When fully mature the expanding arils stretch the outer rind which often appears lumpy, especially if not all seeds were pollinated.
Stigmas remain odortissimus for weeks after emergence; by then the volume has increased to cm 3 wild fruit. Mean number of seeds per fruit varied from The unripe fruit can be eaten as a boiled vegetable[ ]. Regular weeding and irrigation during the first 2 or 3 dry seasons ensures good growth. Year ISBN Description An excellent series of leaflets, this one gives information on the wood of several species of light hardwoods.
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If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below. As one of the most highly praised fruits in the genus, it is puzzling why marang is not widely grown. It is native to BorneoPalawanand Mindanao Island, and is closely related to the jackfruitcempedakand breadfruit trees which all belong to the same genus, Artocarpus.
Ripe fruits are eaten fresh and immature fruits are cooked as vegetables. Forest and Kim Starr. For a list of references used on this page please go here A special thanks to Ken Fern for some of the information used on this page.
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artoxarpus The delicate fruit really should be caught to break the fall, but most fruit drops on the ground. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Retrieved from ” https: They become hard and brittle as the fruit matures. Cookies help us deliver our services. Marang can be budded or grafted on gumihan A.
The few references to flowering and fruiting in Sarawak all indicate that the fruit ripens between October and January. Odoratisssimus plant of lowland humid tropics, succeeding at elevations up to 1, metres, it grows best in regions with abundant and equally distributed rainfall.
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Since the seeds germinate well, they may also be sown directly into containers. It can be downloaded from the Internet. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts.
The fruit does not fall to the ground until over-ripe. Plants are set m apart in the field and it is best to plant at the onset of the rainy season.
The seeds are also edible after boiling or roasting. Mature fruits are usually harvested by hand with the help of a curved knife attached to the end of a long agtocarpus pole.
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Once opened, the fruit should be consumed quickly in a few hoursas it loses flavour rapidly and fruit oxidizes. The odoratissinus to oblong fruit is quite large, averaging about 16cm long and 13cm in diameter[ ].
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The core is relatively large, but there are far fewer “rags” and less non-edible parts. Modern bait sprays have greatly reduced arttocarpus fly damage on other crops and may also be effective on marang. Trunk of a tree growing in Keanae Arboretum Photograph by: You will receive a range of benefits including: