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  Nut (fruit) - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Corn nut is a roasted or deep fried maize seed.
Pistachio nut is the seed of a thin-shelled drupe.
A nut is a compound ovary that is both the seed and the fruit, which cannot be separated.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/n/u/t/Nut_(fruit).html   (655 words)

  
 Nut (fruit) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A nut is a seed of a plant.
A nut in botany is a simple dry fruit with one seed (rarely two) in which the ovary wall becomes very hard (stony or woody) at maturity, and where the seed remains unattached or unfused with the ovary wall.
Although nuts contain various substances thought to possess cardioprotective effects, scientists believe that their fatty acid profile is at least in part responsible for the hypolipidemic response observed in clinical trials.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nut_(fruit)   (826 words)

  
 Nut - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nut (fruit), a type of fruit borne by certain flowering plants
Nut (hardware), a type of hardware: a small, often hexagonal piece of metal, with a hole with internal screw thread, to be fitted onto a bolt which is inserted through holes of two or more objects, to attach these objects to each other
Nut (instrumental), a small strip of hard material used to stop string vibrations on some stringed instruments.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nut   (273 words)

  
 Fruit & Nut Seeds": Fruit and nut plant seeds including papaya seeds, star fruit, chinese hackbury, hazel nut, ...
Although its fruits are used in drinks and to make preserves, it is more sought after for its white shoots and silver undersides of leaves.
Fruits are red or yellow and about 1 cm in size.
Fruits are borne in clusters and make wonderful perserves and jams.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/anico/Fruitnut.htm   (853 words)

  
 Fruits
This is the fruit of a Poppy (Papaver).
This is the fruit of Stinking Gladwyn (Iris foetidissima).
This is the fruit of a Sunflower (Helianthus annuus).
theseedsite.co.uk /fruits.html   (1283 words)

  
 Unusual and Exotic Fruit and Nut Plant Seeds From Around the World
The fruit is rarely eaten raw because of its acidity (pH 2.4 in the case of the juice).
The fruit is valued for its juice which is very high in anthocyanins, blends well with other fruit juices and is reputed as a source of "phenols, leucoanthocyanins, catachines, flavonoles, and flavones" that are considered to be bioactive in humans.
The green fruit is boiled and eaten as a vegetable.
www.seedman.com /fruit.htm   (5078 words)

  
 P966 Fruit and Nut Recommendations for Mississippi
Fruit thinning is usually necessary to insure large fruit, prevent clustering and regulate crop loads.
Fruit imperfections are few, yields are good, sugar content is high, and the tree is generally well adapted.
Fruit are relatively small with a long conic shape and a translucent, jelly-type flesh.
msucares.com /pubs/publications/p0966.htm   (4934 words)

  
 Minor Fruit trees - Rhora's Nut Farm & Nursery
The fruit are nutritious and resemble the banana (often referred to as yellow banana).
Fruits are high in potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, plus other minerals.
Autumn colour in a showy burgundy and fruits ripen at different stages in colour of green, yellow, orange and red.
www.nuttrees.com /fruits.htm   (349 words)

  
 From the Fruit Nut and Vegetable Bearing Plants
Mila always picks only those organic fruits and vegetables that muscle test to have soul within as then there is a delightful exchange of energies in the preparation and enjoyment of the meal; meals also taste wonderful when soul participates in the dance.
Lots of fresh fruit, herbs and salads are a natural part of her daily diet as a result with fewer cooked foods.
Nuts and nut butters along with avocado and olives provide the other essential fats to resurrect and sustain the crystalline nervous system.
www.ascendpress.org /Community/Plants&Trees/FruitNutPlants.htm   (10722 words)

  
 ERS/USDA Briefing Room - Fruit and Tree Nuts
Fruit and Tree Nuts Outlook is an electronic report, issued every other month in newsletter format, featuring current intelligence and forecasts of changing conditions in the U.S. fruit and tree nut sectors.
Fruit and Vegetable Backgrounder describes the economic characteristics of the U.S. fruit and vegetable industry, providing supply, demand, and policy background for an industry that accounts for nearly a third of U.S. crop cash receipts and a fifth of U.S. agricultural exports.
China's Rising Fruit and Vegetable Exports Challenge U.S. Industries reports that most of China's fruit and vegetable exports are processed products, which do not yet pose a serious challenge to U.S. exports.
www.ers.usda.gov /briefing/fruitandtreenuts   (562 words)

  
 Macadamia Nut - Macadamia integrifolia
Fruits are generally green skinned, with a brown seed, inside of its hard shell is an edible white kernel.
The macadamia nut is often considered the best tasting nut in the world and demands high prices in retail.
In California, fruiting specimens are found as far north as the San Francisco Bay Area, (trees are found on the U.C. Berkeley campus, as well as the Strybing Arboretum in Golden Gate Park.) Younger trees can be killed by freezes.
www.tradewindsfruit.com /macadamia_nut.htm   (158 words)

  
 Cashew Nut - Cashew Apple - Cashew Fruit
The cashew "nut" is a kidney-shaped seed that grows on a tree not more than 30 feet tall, like an apple or cherry tree, in a double shell at the end of a sweet smelling pear-shaped fruit called the cashew "apple".
These "apples", are not common in the U.S. but are considered delicacies in their native Brazil and Caribbean where they are eaten raw or the juice is fermented to become alcohol.
The cashew nut is not as hard as other nuts and has a delicate, sweet flavor.
www.nutnutrition.com /allaboutnuts/cashew.htm   (180 words)

  
 Missouri Fruit and Nut Crops
This is a list of fruit and nut crops that are traditionally grown (commercial production), are recommended alternate crops (oriented towards niche markets like U-pick or farm markets), are experimental crops, or are not recommended for Missouri (but may be appropriate for home gardeners).
Nuts are harvested from the native, wild trees throughout Missouri.
A southern nut crop that is winter hardy in Missouri.
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/cropmap/missouri/crop/fruit.html   (1122 words)

  
 Brazil Nut
Large, woody fruit with a yellow pulp and 15-25 seeds which are the brazil nut of commerce.
The Brazil Nut is a giant Amazon rainforest tree reaching 150ft in height.
Fruits are gathered from an abundant wild population after they fall to the forest floor for commercial sale throughout the world.
www.tradewindsfruit.com /brazil_nut.htm   (132 words)

  
 The Gardening Launch Pad Fruits
Fruit Facts are a series of publications containing information on individual fruits, including botanical identification, plant description and culture notes, and characteristics of cultivars.
Fruit Western People Commonly or Occasionally Eat These notes are a look at the fruits that are commercially available that we Westerners eat, but from a hunter-gatherer evolutionary perspective.
The Indiana Nut Growers Association (INGA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the culture of Indiana hardy nut and fruit trees, their advancement and helping those interested in cultivating them.
www.gardeninglaunchpad.com /Fr.html   (1227 words)

  
 MACADAMIA Fruit Facts
Fruit: Macadamia nuts have a very hard seed coat enclosed in a green husk that splits open as the nut matures.
It is best to harvest fallen nuts, since shaking the trees to dislodge the nuts may also bring down immature nuts.
Harvested nuts should be dehusked and spread in a dry place protected from the sun and allowed to dry for 2 or 3 weeks.
www.crfg.org /pubs/ff/macadamia.html   (2235 words)

  
 BAM Fruit and Nut Performance Bar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
B.A.M. Fruit and Nut Performance Bar provides a solid nutrient-dense platform to help you achieve and maintain health and wellness including the benefits of…
Balanced with healthy fats from nuts, amino acids and sugar from whole pieces of fruit.
Amino acids have been recognized for their increased bioavailablity for absorption into the bloodstream, where they are used for the 300 billion cells we regenerate each day.
www.healthegoods.com /bamfruitnuthealthperformancebar.htm   (240 words)

  
 SE Fruit & Tree Nut Research Lab : Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Recent discoveries indicating that the persistence of pecan fungicides was less than previously assumed and the curative properties were not effective under commercial conditions, have complicated the task of developing effective disease control.
To be marketable, commercial fruit must be large, firm, red, round, and of good eating quality.
Plums, with their wide range in colors and flavors, are a popular fruit in the South.
www.ars.usda.gov /main/site_main.htm?modecode=66-06-00-00   (1380 words)

  
 The Nut Factory : Products : Fruit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The highly unusual cashew fruit consists of both a crab apple (called the cashew apple), and a kidney bean shaped appendage on the end of the fruit called the cashew nut.
Like all fruit trees, a flower emerges and the nut grows from the center of the flower.
At The Nut Factory, we are also a converter and food processing plant.
www.thenutfactory.com /fruit/fruit-menu.html   (567 words)

  
 Fruit Plants Home and Garden Shopping
Plant Propagation Scheme involves around 30 of the UK?s leading plant propagation companies and is open to propagators of vegetable, salad and fruit plants.
AGRANA starts fruit preparation in BrazilFreshPlaza, Netherlands - 6 hours agoAGRANA is expanding its fruit preparation activities in Latin America.
There are fruit flavors like lemon balm, apple mint, or agastache and even specialty fragrance plants such as Berlandiera which smells just like chocolate or...
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Shopping/Home_and_Garden/Plants/Fruit   (1511 words)

  
 The Nut Factory : Kitchen : jak fruit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
These enormous fruits hang on short stout stalks, oblong in shape, and weighing up to 75 pounds.
JAK FRUIT is eaten mostly as a vegetable in curries.
It is a bland food and used as a substitute for rice, potatoes, and manoic.
www.thenutfactory.com /kitchen/edible/facts-jak-fruit.html   (443 words)

  
 Fruit Nut Trees in desert
The nut trees, in particular, add refreshing shade to a garden, as you can see in our photo essay on an extraordinary Orchard Garden.
To harvest the nuts, use a tarp on the ground and shake the tree in early autumn.
Dry fallen nuts in the sun for a day or two until the nuts inside the shell rattle.
www.hotgardens.net /fruit_nut_trees_in_desert.htm   (751 words)

  
 Tropical Brazil Nut Cake - Recipes from NutsOnline
Mix with hands until nut meats and fruit are well coated.
Glazed red cherries are used for fruit cakes and decorations.
Another naturally healthy nut, Brazil Nuts are high in protein, calcium, iron, zinc, and are one of the best natural dietary sources of selenium.
www.nutsonline.com /recipes/tropical-brazil-nut-cake.html   (209 words)

  
 Fruit and Nut Diseases in Arkansas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pecans are the primary nut crop grown in the state.
The majority of the infectious diseases of fruits and nuts are caused by some type of a fungus.
Common symptoms on fruit and nut crops include leaf spots, blights, cankers, and rots on various parts of the plant.
www.aragriculture.org /diseases/fruits_nut/default.htm   (201 words)

  
 Fruit Nut - Life of an Ethical Vegan Raw Food Fruitarian Vagabond Nomad
Welcome to the Fruit Nut fruitarian web site, the international meeting point for rawfoodists and people who eat raw food fruit diet.
About the quality of fruits Fruit allergy: nuts, peanuts, etc. How to select and store fruits Nutrition and the environment About your body: the digestive system, blood, cells, etc. About trees About "water" About "air" The biological cycle: trees, fruits, seeds, new trees Plant a fruit tree...
Distribution of fruit species around the world The suffering of animals and the environment Impact of nutrition on the environment (The Hydra) Cooked food addiction and associated problems Illnesses: what are they, how they develop...
www.fruitnut.net   (734 words)

  
 Miniature Fruit and Nut Trees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
While the taste of the first fruit miniatures I grew was inferior to that of some standard peaches, there were still advantages to the fruit.
It is possible, however, to improve the fruit by training the tree as an informal espalier on a south-facing wall.
Those who fudge on this do get to taste the fruit the first season, but their trees would be better off if the fruit were removed.
www.motherearthnews.com /library/1986_march_april/miniature_fruit_and_nut_trees   (2730 words)

  
 Powerbar - Nut Naturals Bar Fruit & Nuts 15 Bars - Save 18%
PowerBar Nut Naturals is the great-tasting, all-natural, nutty snack bar that gives you the nutrition of an energy bar.
Each chewy bar is packed with crunchy nuts and/or real fruit, contains 10g of protein, 0g trans fat, and is a good source of fiber and 16 vitamins and minerals.
PowerBar Nut Naturals is specifically formulated to be a heart-healthy way to snack so you can feel good about eating it anytime of day.^ With each wholesome bite, you'll know you are eating a delicious, 100% natural snack with all the nutrition and energy you expect from PowerBar.
www.nutritionexpress.com /product_detail.aspx?Itm=81-24030&Add=N   (230 words)

  
 Nut and fruit growers to convene Aug. 15-18
Nut and fruit growers to convene Aug. 15-18
Some MU researchers will speak on agroforestry practices, such as the inter-cropping of nut or fruit trees with row crops or grazing cattle in orchard settings, Gold said.
The fact you can produce something in addition to fruits or nuts in an orchard configuration through the use of agroforestry practices like alley-cropping or forest farming is a new concept to a lot of people.”
deltafarmpress.com /news/080904-nut-fruit-growers-meeting   (462 words)

  
 Seeds for Fruit and Nut Plants
Seeds for Fruit and Nut Plants from the
A tropical-looking tree that bears the papaya fruit whose enzyme is able to digest 35 times its weight in lean meat.
Most like to serve the fruit stewed and served as a side dish.
www.raingardens.com /seedpage/fruit.htm   (795 words)

  
 Recommended Fruit and Nut Varieties
It is a good idea, if space allows, to include at least two cultivars of each crop in the home fruit planting as one may do better than another in certain years.
Example: buds of the peach cultivar known as 'Ranger', an outstanding fruit producer, should, if planting in an acid sandy soil, be purchased already grafted onto a 'Nemaguard' rootstock which has built-in resistance to certain nematodes.
Although fruit trees are traditionally planted during their dormant season, healthy, well-rooted trees (except figs) grown in containers can be planted all year.
aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu /plantanswers/publications/fruitlist.html   (644 words)

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