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drupe

a type of succulent, fleshy fruit produced by some plants in which the seed is enclosed in a hard, woody ‘stone’. The fruit is formed from the swollen tissue of the PERICARP. Examples include peach, plum, cherry, olive, apricot.
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Although Arizona growers harvest their drupes before the cold hits in mid-December, they must consider hardiness because low temperatures can affect the onset of fruit the following season.
Mean values and standard deviation of morpho-agronomic and biochemical descriptors are reported in Table 1 where cv Maiatica drupes and endocarps were higher in weight than average.
discovered centuries later off the coast of Rhodes, Greece, was filled with containers of sumac drupes that were being shipped to market.
RIM called that product a BlackBerry because the keyboard's buttons looked like the drupes of the blackberry fruit.
americanus are drupes containing an indurate endocarp (Green 1958), and vascular strands within the pericarp are located in the outer portions of the endocarp adjacent to the mesocarp (Figures 6 and 7), a location identical to that of Olea europaea L.
orbiculatus produce drupes containing one seed, measuring approximately 5 mm and 2 mm along the longest axis, respectively.
Walnut belongs to the group of hidden-seeds, under the closs of cotyledons, the group of Amentales juglandacea family and the juglans material and its fruit is drupes.
Berries and drupes are the most common fruit types and often covary in size with the gape of the animals that disperse them (Jordano, 1995).
20 in) in diameter dark red when fully mature, and, like all drupes, contains
Mediterranean diet rich in olive drupes and olive oil, is associated with the lower incidence of cardiovascular disease, cancer, inflammation and stroke (Trichopoulou and Critselis 2004; Fung et al.
Comparative study of the effect of the maturation process of the olive fruit on the chlorophyll and carotenoid fractions of drupes and virgin oils from Arbequina and Farga cultivars.