endocarp


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endocarp

the inner layer of the PERICARP of a fruit, forming the lining to the seed chamber.
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Bruchid larvae complete their development inside a single seed regardless of the number of seeds per endocarp (Wright, 1990).
To Collins Otieno, however, the endocarp is not a waste product.
In the antioxidant capacity of the endocarp correlated to peel, only the MeJa inducer (r = 0.739) was higher than the control (r = 0.546).
The experiment was carried out in a completely randomized block design (CRB), with four replicates of 25 of intact diaspores (T1), diaspores with scarified endocarp (T2), diaspores with ruptured endocarp (T3) and intact seeds (diaspores whose endocarp was removed) (T4) were put into beakers containing 150 mL of distilled water and kept at 30 [degrees]C in a germination chamber with photoperiod of 8 hours of light and 16 hours of darkness.
The nuculanium contains the true seeds surrounded by the woody endocarp which makes impossible their extraction without harming the embryo and thus reducing germination.
In this treatment, we summarize fruit morphology and endocarp anatomy for all genera of Spondioideae following the classification of Pell et al.
Seeds under natural processing remain within the fruit, under the action of compounds present in the exocarp, in the mesocarp, and in the endocarp, favoring the oxidation process, leading to deterioration of coffee seeds.
MB Karanj fruit hull 154.8 [50] Macadamia nut endocarp 194.70 [51] Wood 60.97 [52] Ficus carica bast 47.62 [53] Sawdust 416.7 [42] This work 208.33 -- CV Bamboo leaves powder 393.16 [54] Male flowers of coconut tree 85.84 [55] Male flowers of coconut tree 60.42 [55] Waste apricot 57.80 [56] Tomato plant root 94.34 [57] This work 204.12 -- Table 6: Analysis of variance and coefficients of determination.
gabonensis endocarp waste (dika nut-DN) was collected from local farmers in Omu Aran, Kwara State, Nigeria.
Botanical macro-remains at Cerro Colorado, (a) fruits of Sarcomphalus mistol; (b) endocarps of Sarcomphalus mistol; (c) fruits and endocarps of Lithraea molloides; (d) seeds and endocarps of Prosopis sp,; (e) endocarps of Schinus cf, areira; (f) endocarp of Geoffroea decorticans; (g) kernel of Zea mays; (h) cotyledon of Phaseolus sp,; (i) grain of Chenopodium quinoa var quinoa; (j) seed of Amaranthus sp, Scale bar (a-h)=10 mm, Scale bar (i-j)=2 mm,