1. This publication deals with edible tropical fruits and nuts including thosethat grow in Puerto Rico.
  2. 1993-01-01 Know and Enjoy Tropical Fruit is filled with interesting details about 141 tropical fruit and nuts. It explains how to identify, harvest or purchase, and how to store or tell the ripeness, and how to eat tropical fruit.
  3. Five Decades with Tropical Fruit is the personal journey of WIlliam Francis Whitman. This 496-page book contains his collected papers and hundreds of photographs extending back to when he got the tropical fruit "bug" on a 1947 trek to Tahiti. 2 Copies
  4. 1991-01-01 Recipes for tropical fruit varieties including catcus, barbados cherry, black sapote, figs, jaboticaba, guava, and mango. 2 Copies
  5. 2009-04-01 This article is from ECHO Asia Note #1 When ripe, the yellow and apricot-colored fruit of the marian plum (Bouea macrophylla Griff.) seem to glow among the tree's glossy green leaves. The ripe fruit of marian plum offers an edible, crisp skin and juicy flesh. Besides being eaten raw as a dessert...
  6. 2016-10-18 Cory Thede, working on the north coast of Haiti, sent a note about a local chaya plant with a lower branch that mutated to a wild stinging type. He commented, “After I backed up against it, it gave me an itchy rash on my arm for about a week. The upper branch is regular and almost spineless.” He...
  7. This group page exists so that individuals involved in Fruits around the world can connect. We encourage you to share the challenges you face in your endeavors, discuss lessons and techniques learned through your experiences, and share your story!
  8. Key Resource 2007-01-01 Though nearly all plants are useful in some way, they are not equally valuable. For example, wheat, rice and corn may be considered the most valuable plants in the world based on the vast acreage planted to these crops, their vital role in feeding humankind, and their enormous economic value....
  9. 1920-01-19 The reason for scarcity of fruits in regions where, by climatic indications, one would expect them to be most abundant, is not to be found in any single fact, but is, perhaps, largely the result of three causes: first, the enervating effect of heat, which discourages man from undertaking work...
  10. Key Resource 1998-05-01 A wide variety of fruits is grown in the tropics, under a range of climatic conditions and soil types. Some have been widely used both within the tropics and also exported to temperate countries for many years, whereas others are currently grown almost exclusively for local or regional use....