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amaqeq

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Naked Jackfruit
« on: October 07, 2012, 07:37:21 AM »
Article explaining the phenomenon of Jackfruit without skin
http://belabunsesamekite.blogspot.com/2010/08/naked-jackfruit-how-does-it-happen.html
Photo from that article named:nangka pisang (Jackfruit Banana)


an other place with nice photo of skinless jackfruit
http://lizdoug.blogspot.com/2012/02/bogor-second-day.html



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Re: Naked Jackfruit
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2012, 03:43:38 PM »
 :o  ???

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Re: Naked Jackfruit
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2012, 06:44:45 PM »
Looks like it has Jackfriut mange.

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Re: Naked Jackfruit
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2012, 07:10:41 PM »
Looks like it has Jackfriut mange.

LOL! That is what I was thinking. Jackfruit is already kind of ugly- I can't imagine any sort of market for a naked jackfruit.
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Re: Naked Jackfruit
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2012, 01:19:17 AM »
Heard about these naked or skinless jackfruits before. Maurice Kong tried to introduce them to Florida several years ago. I don't see any value in them? Seems like they would be a nightmare situation with bugs and critters eating the exposed fruit.
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Re: Naked Jackfruit
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2012, 06:36:24 AM »
Heard about these naked or skinless jackfruits before. Maurice Kong tried to introduce them to Florida several years ago. I don't see any value in them? Seems like they would be a nightmare situation with bugs and critters eating the exposed fruit.
Exactly what I was thinking...when jaks split (most likely from excess rain, they are attacked by insects.  If fruit were skinless, I would imagine AT LEAST birds and insects would be on the attack from almost the beginning.
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Re: Naked Jackfruit
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2012, 09:13:42 AM »
Was interesting to hear your opinions.
It is an Exception who proves the rule, Mutations aids in understanding the usual.
Don't think Jackfruit is something broken how needs a fix by mutating it.
However the possibility exists to have separate arrils rather than merged ones
If not mistaken they are not completely naked and moist
But rather separated Having individual crust for every bulb, bit like Bunch of bananas

here an other photo from that same article:
http://belabunsesamekite.blogspot.com/2010/08/naked-jackfruit-how-does-it-happen.html


Beside providing 3D aid for understanding that fruit better
It might have no further use Without excessive investments in research
Non the less it is something important enough to be aware of.

 

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