Friday, March 4, 2011

varieties of Artocarpus integra

Artocarpus integra

Family .—Moraceas

Common names:- Jack Fruit Tree , Vanas , Chakki ,Halasu , Phanas.

A large evergreen tree.

varieties of Artocarpus integra

  1. Barka—pericarp is easily opened with soft pulp succulent bracts and is eaten when fresh.
  2. Kapa-pericarp is hard to open with firm pulp and keeps longer. The fruit is used as a vegetable when green. When ripe, pulp is eaten.
  3. Seeds when roasted are very palatable and nutritious.

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