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  Jackfruit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The jackfruit is in the mulberry family Moraceae.
Jackfruit is believed to be indigenous to the rain forests of the Western Ghats of India, which later spread to other parts of India, southeast Asia, the East Indies and to the Philippines.
It is thought that jackfruit is the basis for the flavour of Juicy Fruit chewing gum.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jackfruit   (827 words)

  
 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Jackfruit
The jackfruit is in the mulberry family Moraceae, and thought to be native to India and Bangladesh.
Largest of all tree-borne fruits, the jackfruit may be 8 in to 3 ft (20-90 cm) long and 6 to 20 in (15-50 cm) wide, and the weight ranges from 10 to 60 or even as much as 110 lbs (4.5-20 or 50 kg).
The ash of jackfruit leaves, burned with corn and coconut shells, is used alone or mixed with coconut oil to heal ulcers.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Jackfruit   (2200 words)

  
 Jackfruit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The jackfruit (Malay : nangka ; taxonomic name: Artocarpus heterophyllus Linn.) is a species of tree – and its fruit – that is widely grown in Southeast-Asia.
The jackfruit is in the Family Moraceae and thought to be native to India.
The wood of the jackfruit tree is sometimes used for the production of musical instruments that are part of the gamelan.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Jackfruit.html   (289 words)

  
 Jackfruit
The jackfruit is a fairly rapid grower, reaching 58 ft (17.5 m) in height and 28 in (70 cm) around the trunk in 20 years in Ceylon.
If the jackfruit is allowed to ripen, the bulbs and seeds may be extracted outdoors; or, if indoors, the odorous residue should be removed from the kitchen at once.
Where large quantities of jackfruit are available, it is worthwhile to utilize the inedible portion, and the rind has been found to yield a fair jelly with citric acid.
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/morton/jackfruit_ars.html   (4428 words)

  
 The Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.) in Florida
Jackfruit trees are greatly affected by root restriction (i.e., being pot bound) and develop a deeper and stronger root system if planted in large, deep, long (18-24 inches; 45-61 cm), plastic pots.
Jackfruit in the home landscape should be planted 25 to 30 feet (7.6-9.1 m) away from other trees and structures.
Jackfruit may be eaten as a vegetable when picked at an immature stage or eaten fresh when picked at a mature stage and allowed to ripen.
edis.ifas.ufl.edu /MG370   (2926 words)

  
 The Jackfruit
Jackfruit and other starch plants (sweet potato, cassava, and breadfruit) are important food sources for local inhabitants and on many occasions serve to prevent starvation in tropical regions.
Jackfruit is a tropical forest tree and while it will grow in poor stony soils it thrives in humid conditions with plenty of rainfall.
Jackfruit curry can be made by adding a variety of vegetables and served on a bed of rice and noodles.
koslanda.com /jackfruit.htm   (671 words)

  
 Jackfruit - Artocarpus heterophyllus
The jackfruit is mildly hardy, surviving short frosts and temperatures to 28F for brief periods.
Jackfruit's cannot stand drought, so water frequently throughout the year, except when cold.
Transplant seedlings after a few leaves have sprouted as the jackfruit has a long tap root that is easily damaged.
www.tradewindsfruit.com /jackfruit.htm   (189 words)

  
 Jackfruit, Breadfruit, Osage Orange, Mulberry, Soursop, Sugar Apple, Cherimoya
The flesh of jackfruits is eaten raw or preserved in syrup, and the seeds are eaten after boiling or roasting.
Like a pineapple, the jackfruit is called a "multiple fruit" because it is derived from the coalescence of ovaries from many individual flowers plus the fleshy stem axis.
Unlike the jackfruit, it belongs to the custard apple family (Annonaceae) and is native to tropical America.
waynesword.palomar.edu /jackfr1.htm   (1935 words)

  
 Hormel Foods - Glossary - Jackfruit
The soft-fleshed jackfruit provides a pulp that is sweet and juicy while the crisp-fleshed fruit is less sweet and is not as juicy.
When cutting into a jackfruit, it is wise to first apply a food oil to any parts of the hand that will come in contact with the fruit, thus avoiding the juice, which is very sticky and gummy.
Jackfruit can be kept refrigerated for longer periods of time or frozen if covered and immersed in a syrup containing equal amounts of water and sugar.
www.hormel.com /kitchen/glossary.asp?id=34363&catitemid=   (427 words)

  
 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Jackfruit
Jackfruit, native to Asia, India and the Philippines, is so popular that the park hires uniformed security to stand by its 35 trees to prevent theft when the fruit is in season.
The worst affected area is a coconut and jackfruit orchard in Kampung Kuboi in Jeram, near Kampar.
But in the final count it is the mouth watering fare, the vendakkai puli kozhambu and the karuvepali kozhambu, the sauces and chutneys, the flavours of jasmine and pomegranate in fl wild rice, along with Thyagaraja's music for company that has drawn the discerning to the food fest.
news.surfwax.com /gardening/files/Jackfruit.html   (1406 words)

  
 Jackfruit Produce Facts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Jackfruits contain 25-30% carbohydrates (fresh weight basis) including about 15-20% starch in unripe fruits that is converted to sugars (sucrose + glucose + fructose) in ripe fruits.
The unripe fruit is used as a starchy vegetable, either boiled or roasted, and when ripe it is used as a dessert fruit.
During ripening, the starch is converted into sugars, the pulp color changes from pale white or light yellow to golden yellow, and the fruit aroma becomes intense.
postharvest.ucdavis.edu /Produce/ProduceFacts/Fruit/jackfruit.shtml   (307 words)

  
 Jackfruit Nasi Campur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
This dish is generally served on individual plates with mounds of steaming red rice surrounded by slices of fried tempeh, steamed vegetables, fresh bean shoots, cucumber and a pickle.
Jackfruit curry can be made by adding a variety of vegatables and served on a bed of rice or noodles (red rice is a Balinese species of rice).
There are two types, young or green, for use in cooking and curries, and ripe jackfruit, which is yellow and eaten as a dessert, usually packed in sweet syrup.
www.vegweb.com /food/ethnic/jackfruit1.shtml   (362 words)

  
 Fruit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Jackfruit originated in the rainforests of Southern India, and eventually spread to other regions of India.
The Jackfruit Tree is in essence a large tropical evergreen tree, which can reach heights of over 50ft (15.2m).
The Jackfruit is an unusual fruit because most of the fruits grow directly form the trunk and its large branches, and occasionally even from the surface roots of the tree.
www.deltafood.net /fruit.htm   (1648 words)

  
 Jackfruit
The jackfruit is thought to be native to the rainforests of India, spreading to Sri Lanka, then on to the mainland of Southeast Asia, keeping to the more northerly regions and away from the tropical areas favoured by the breadfruit.
The jackfruit is one of the largest fruits grown in tropical Asia.
The jackfruit is the largest of all tree-borne fruits, but is really a collection of fruits which fuse together as does another relative, the fig.
www.innvista.com /health/foods/fruits/jackfr.htm   (655 words)

  
 Jackfruit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Fruit: Jackfruit is the largest tree-borne fruit in the world, reaching 80 pounds in weight and up to 36 inches long and 20 inches in diameter.
Frost protection: Although mature jackfruit trees will take several degrees of frost, it is prudent to provide young plants with overhead protection if possible and plant them on the south side of a wall or building.
Pests and diseases: A variety of pests and diseases afflict the jackfruit tree and fruit regions where it is commonly grown.
userwww.sfsu.edu /~jennc005/DAI527/CaliforniaCultivar/jackfruit.htm   (1051 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The jackfruit is the largest tree-borne fruit in the world, weighing up to 90 pounds.
We see jackfruit in Canada off and on throughout the year, but the main season is from November to March.
Imported from Malaysia, jackfruit is sold primarily in specialty markets, and it is commonly sold by the piece rather than whole.
www.petesfrootique.com /produce_guide/j.asp   (653 words)

  
 The Exotic Fruit Of Thailand-Jackfruit or Kanoon-Simply-thai.com-Thai-Market-Online
The jackfruit is the shape of a large melon.
Deep-fried jackfruit is also a popular snack and dessert.
A versatile fruit, every part of the jackfruit is edible and leaves, flowers and seeds are featured in savoury dishes such as curries or served with nam prik chilli dips.
www.simply-thai.com /Thai-Market_Fruit_JackFruit.htm   (331 words)

  
 Nutritive value of leaves from tropical trees and shrubs: 2. Intake, growth and digestibility studies with goats
It is concluded that the leaves of the jackfruit tree have a high nutritive value for growing goats.
In many parts of Vietnam jackfruit trees are grown for their fruit, but the market for this commodity is now over-supplied and prices are low.
One possible explanation for the unexpectedly high feed intake and growth rate on jackfruit leaves is that the protein in the leaves may be associated with sufficient tannins and lignin to protect it partially from rumen fermentation thus providing a good source of by-pass protein.
www.cipav.org.co /lrrd/lrrd9/4/bren942.htm   (1584 words)

  
 Jackfruit - Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Grafted trees and new superior hybrids from the Jackfruit Breeding Program at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden were available for sale.
Jackfruit is also called jak-fruit, jak, jaca, in Malaysia and the Philippines, nangka; in Thailand, khanun; in Cambodia, khnor; in Laos, mak mi or may mi; in Vietnam, mit.
Although the jackfruit was introduced to Florida and tropical America over a century ago, it never attained widespread acceptance.
www.ftg.org /research/jackfruit.html   (615 words)

  
 Jackfruit
Ripe Jackfruit is also nice when served with ice-cream, or as toping on a cake or pudding.
Jackfruit seeds can be eaten if boiled or seamed until tender.
Jackfruit is low in calories and fat and is a good source of potassium and Vitamin A.
www.paradasia.com /1a04_Jackfruit_product_info.htm   (419 words)

  
 Jackfruit Produce Facts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Jackfruits can reach very large size (as much as 90 cm long, 50 cm wide, and 25 kg in weight), depending on the cultivar, production area, and the fruit load on the tree.
Jackfruit fruitlets are commonly sold in producing countries as a fresh-cut product.
Exposure to 100ppm ethylene for 24 hours accelerates ripening of mature-green jackfruits at 20-25°C (68-77°F).
rics.ucdavis.edu /postharvest2/Produce/ProduceFacts/Fruit/jackfruit.shtml   (307 words)

  
 New Vision Online : Make millions from jackfruit
One of the attractions at the Berlin International Green week agriculture and environment exhibition at the end of January was the Jackfruit.
In Uganda, jackfruits are found almost in every corner of the country.
Jackfruits were introduced on the East African coast by eastern Asian traders in the 17th century.
www.newvision.co.ug /D/9/37/416999   (444 words)

  
 What are the benefits of having jackfruit seeds? - Nutrition - DoctorNDTV
They contain lignans, isoflavones, saponins, that are called phytonutrients and their health benefits are wide-ranging from anti-cancer to antihypertensive, anti-ageing, antioxidant, anti-ulcer, etc. Jackfruit seed powder has the ability to relieve discomfort due to indigestion.
Jackfruit seeds, which appeal to all tastes, may be boiled or roasted and eaten, or boiled and preserved in syrup like chestnuts.
Garnish it with crushed jackfruits chips and the roasted curry leaves.
www.doctorndtv.com /faq/detailfaq.asp?id=6843   (303 words)

  
 eG Forums -> Jackfruit
I had a craving for JackFruit (Kathaal in hindi) and got reminded of potato & jackfruit curry-soup in Java (as in Indonesia) It is quite popular in India.
Jackfruit may be chopped up thrown with red beans, sweetcorn, jelly and topped with shaved ice, coconut milk and syrups in the dessert "ice kacang".
I had a craving for JackFruit (Kathaal in hindi) and got reminded of potato and jackfruit curry-soup in Java (as in Indonesia) It is quite popular in India.
forums.egullet.org /index.php?showtopic=20487   (3221 words)

  
 Jackfruit, Jack Fruit: Food Facts & Trivia
Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) also known as jakfruit, jaca, and nangka, is a tropical tree originally from western India.
It is a member of the mulberry family, and a relative of the bread fruit.
Jackfruit are rarely available fresh in the U.S., but can be found canned in Asian grocery stores.
www.foodreference.com /html/fjackfruit.html   (363 words)

  
 Letter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Simultaneously, we would like to make a request to the authorities concerning the plantation of jackfruit trees as well as other fruit trees on the roadsides, especially in the coastal are but not excluding our urban centres by any means.
Jackfruit and other fruit trees like the mango are very useful.
In addition, the jackfruit tree has the unique ability to receive or suck up lead from the environment.
independent-bangladesh.com /news/nov/02/02112004lt.htm   (1301 words)

  
 Day 4 - Jackfruit!
Durian may be the king of fruits, and mangosteen the queen, but jackfruit remains my favorite (and, as Fran├žois says, is the jack of fruits; a deck-of-cards joke that I didn't get until like an hour later!).
Jackfruit are huge beasts, pendulous fruits the size of footballs that I'm sure are a hazard to strolling pedestrians.
If Newton had been under a jackfruit tree while pondering gravity, scientific progress would likely have been delayed a century or two.
homepage.mac.com /klacobie/iblog/C1007139579/E1374557607   (882 words)

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