Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Classification of Fruits

Classification of Fruits
Fruit commonly classified by growing region as follows: temperate-zone, subtropical and tropical. Growing region and environmental conditions specific to each region significantly affect fruit quality. Examples of fruit grown in each region are listed below.

Temperate-Zone Fruits
Pome fruits: apple, Asian pear, European pear, quince
Stone fruits: apricot, cherry, nectarine, peach, plum
Small fruits and berries: grape (European and American types), strawberry, raspberry, blueberry, blackberry, cranberry.

Subtropical Fruits
Citrus fruits: grapefruit, lemon, lime, orange, pummelo, tangerine and mandarin
Noncitrus fruits: avocado, cherimoya, fig, kiwifruit, Olive, pomegranate

Tropical fruit
Major tropical fruits: banana, mango, papaya, pineapple
Minor tropical fruits: carambola, cashew apple, durian, guava, longan, lychee, mangosteen, passion fruit, rambutan, sapota, tamarind.
Classification of Fruits
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

The Most Popular Posts

Latest articles in CEREAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Latest articles in NUTRITION SCIENCE