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Title: West Indian Cherry – A lesser known fruit for nutritional security
Authors: Singh, D R
Keywords: West Indian Cherry
Barbados Cherry
Acerola
Malpighia glabra
Underutilized fruit
Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Cultivation
Issue Date: Oct-2006
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: Int. cl.8 A23L 1/00, A01G 17/00, A61K 36/00
Abstract: The fruits of West Indian Cherry, Malpighia glabra Linn. are of nutritional value because of their very high ascorbic acid content. The present paper gives information on its current status and large scale cultivation prospects in India particularly in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.  
Description: 366-368
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/8009
ISSN: 0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.5(5) [September-October 2006]

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