Citrus Essays

  • Citrus Cultivar

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    Materials and methods Plant materials Fruits of three citrus cultivars of Kaffir lime (Citrus hystrix DC.), Lime (Citrus aurantifolia Swingle) and Pomelo (Citrus maxima Merr.) were obtained at the mature stage from local market around Phitsanulok province area during July to September, 2014. Chemicals and reagents Ethanol and ethyl acetate were purchased from Phathumwan?, Thailand. Folin-Ciocalteau reagent and Tween 80 were purchased from Loba Chemie, India. Gallic acid and 2, 2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl

  • Vitamin C Titration Lab Report

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    ABSTRACT This lab was conducted in order to calculate the mass of vitamin C content to determine which fruit is enriched with vitamin C that can be taken in voyages. This task was performed by titration of vitamin C in given fruits followed by standardization of iodine solution. Standardization of iodine solution was done with known amount of vitamin C tablet and using fresh fruit juice did vitamin C titration. Consequently, the class average was taken of calculated mass of fruit and mass of vitamin

  • Vitamin C Research Paper

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    Ascorbic acid with the chemical formula C6H8O6 is comprised of L-dehydroascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acids. Ascorbic acid is most commonly known as Vitamin C, which many know are most commonly found in citrus fruits and some vegetables, eg; oranges, limes, lemons, bell peppers, etc.Vitamin C can be easily oxidized, when the ascorbic acid reacts to form dehydroascorbic acid. This is when two hydrogen atoms are lost, forming two ketone groups. Vitamin C is also a biological compound that is actively

  • Advantages Of Cost Leadership Strategy

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    Strategy Individual assignment BUSA 7413A- STRATEGY Cost leadership strategy Bonginkosi Dlamini Student no:375148 Table of Contents 1. Introduction …………………………………………………………………………………………………….3 2. Literature Review …………………………………………………………………………………………….3 3. Cost leadership Strategy ……………………………………………………………………………………4 4. Advantages of Cost Leadership Strategy ……………………………………………………….....6 5. Disadvantages of Cost Leadership …………………………………………………………………….6 6. Criticism of the cost Leadership Strategy

  • The Importance Of Ritual In Shopping For Christmas

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    Introduction Rituals is often associated with religious or mystical significance. Ritual refers to a type of expressive, symbolic activity constructed of various behaviours that occur in a fixed, episodic sequence, and that end to be repeated over time. In an article by McCracken (1998, p.84), he states that ritual is “a social action devoted to the manipulation of cultural meaning for purposes of collective and individual communication and categorization. Ritual is an opportunity to affirm, evoke

  • Compare And Contrast Essay On The Giver

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    Book and Movies are like apples and oranges. They both are fruit, but taste completely different. - Stephen King. What this quote is saying is that scenes that show up in the movie, will most likely show up in the book. But sometimes they could be totally different in what happens in those scenes. Throughout the novel and film color and dialogue had showed up. Colors, and dialogue are both a big part of the novel / film, but they are also different.The film version and the novel "The Giver" were

  • Kaffir Soap Essay

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    essential oil from kaffir lime leaves (Citrus hystrix. DC). That essential oil possesses some important bioactivities such as antioxidant, antileukemic, antitussive, antihemorrhage, antioxidative stress properties, and antibacterial properties. Nowdays, essential oil of kaffir lime is in demand as a fragrance in the food, perfumery and cosmetic industries. Citrus hystric leaf is rich in vitamin E. Among 62 edible tropical analysed for α-tocopherol content citrus hystrix leaves (398.3 mg/kg edible portion)

  • Citrus Canker

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    Abstract Citrus canker is a bacterial disease that severely affects citrus production throughout the world. Xanthomonas spp. are the causal agents of the disease, which manifests as necrotic pustule-like lesions on the plant organs including leaves, fruits and stems. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are well-established post-transcriptional gene expression regulators that modulate plant responses during many stress circumstances. Accordingly, some bacteria-responsive miRNAs have been shown to have regulatory

  • Aromatherapy Benefits Essay

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    The Many Great Benefits of Aromatherapy on Your Health Diffusing essential oils in your home or workplace can make the place smell so good and it can positively affect the mood or ambiance. Aside from improving the environment in your house or office, natural oils are also used for aromatherapy, the practice of using essential oils to improve emotional, psychological, and physiological well-being. Aromatherapy is becoming a more popular practice as more people are discovering its many health benefits

  • Racid Extract

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    Two varieties of pomegranates named Rabab and Hasibi which are harvesting in Yazd (Iran), have been used. Fruits were peeled and dried up under sunlight. They were washed with sterile distilled water. The dried rinds were grinded into a fine powder by Mixing grinder. The aqueous extract was prepared by dissolving 1g of dry extract with 20 ml of sterilized distilled water, so the final concentration of extract would be 0.05 g/ml, from this solution other concentration were prepared (0.1-0.2) g/ml

  • Sweet Almond Research Paper

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    SWEET ALMOND OIL Almond comes from the Mediterranean region of the Middle East, North Africa and West Asia and is a wing of the plum family, Rosacea. Numerous studies have proven that almonds are a source of protein, vitamins and minerals. Almond and its nutritional oil are used to treat hair, mood fluctuations, muscle aches, dry skin, and muscle pain. Almond oil is an ingredient used by massage therapists as an excellent emollient for skin lubrication and to improve natural skin texture. This helps

  • Essay On Citrus Fruits

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    the far land Australia, citrus fruits are now grown worldwide. Currently only orange production is about 70 million metric tons a year! We all see orange colored citrus fruits during this season of the year, especially in the months when most of us experience common cold and flu. I am sure most of you consume these fruits for their vitamin C content, but there is more and less than that. Oranges, tangerines, pomelos, grapefruits, lemons, and limes are the members of citrus fruit family. They are

  • Jam And Jelly Lab Report

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    Complete the Chemistry of Pectin lab exercise and then answer the following questions. 1. What is the difference between jam, jelly and fruit preserves? The three points of differentiation are the type of fruit, how it is prepared and the proportion of ingredients. Jams are made of crushed fruits which are cooked with pectin, sugar [and maybe lemon juice to change the pH and cause the jam to become more solid] until the mixture thickens to spreadable consistency. In the lab, we made jam using 500

  • Reflective Essay: The Determination Of Physical Properties Of Food

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    I first started my weekly routine of cleaning the sink area, such as the drying rack and the counter top basin. Working in a food industry further emphasises on the personal hygiene and safety practices. By practicing these good hygiene practices, it also helps prevent contamination, thus protecting against wastage and negative economic consequences for food producers. Physical properties of food play a key role in all fields where modern technological processes are applied for the generation of

  • Manatees Research Paper

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    Here in citrus county, we have hundreds of West Indian manatees that come into our waters each winter to stay warm in our spring water. The economy of this county, especially in crystal river, relies on tourism of manatees. People come from all over to see these mammals. The problem is that it is harmful and stressful to the manatees if the tourists don’t follow the guidelines of manatee manners. There are a few ways to fix this. I will be going over both ways that are being done now and ways that

  • Informative Speech On Scurvy

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    Improvement often begins in a few days with complete recovery in a few weeks. Sources of vitamin C in the diet include citrus fruit and a number of raw vegetables such as tomatoes and potatoes. Cooking often decreases vitamin C in foods. Scurvy is currently rare. It occurs more often in the developing world in association with malnutrition. Rates among refugees are reported

  • What Are The Negative Effects Of Climate Change On Latin American Countries

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    A recent study on Latin American countries by de la Torre, Fajnzylber and Nash (2009) concluded that the gravity of the effects would vary between countries and also from region to region within countries. For example, in Mexico some regions would benefit from climate change. However, the findings suggest that negative effects tend to increase as analyses get closer to the equator, and there may be potential benefits in the southern part of the continent. Gay et al. (2004) applied an econometric

  • Biggels Clean Aid: Company Analysis

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    cleaning agents Point 3 Available in a wide range of scents and sizes Research to support my argument Other prominent firms like Oates laboratories who use Citrus by products which are biodegradable and environment friendly Just like what Biggels Clean Aid uses when making its detergents References Concluding statements Biggels Clean Aid is your best money for value detergent available at affordable prices I would like to welcome

  • Essay On Cuban Food

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    malanga and boniato are local root vegetables routinely used in Cuban food. The main meats used in Cuban cuisine are chicken, pork and beef (though the latter is subject to rationing as government property, so is harder to find) usually marinated in citrus juices and slowly roasted until tender. It 's simple, but delicious, and something that will see you hunting out the best restaurants throughout your Cuban holiday.

  • Argentina Economy

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    fresh and frozen meat. From the foothills of the Andes are citrus orchards, vineyards and olive groves. Agriculture produces about three-fourths of Argentina’s export, but the country also manufactures televisions, aircrafts, electrical goods, textiles, leather products and cars. Agriculture serves up to 9% of the country’s GDP. Argentina is one world’s major aricultural producers and ranking in the top producers of : exporting of beef,citrus fruits, grapes, hone