International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology


Coconut is the fruit of the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera). It's used for its water, milk, oil, and engaging meat. Coconuts have been big in tropical regions for quite four,500 years however recently raised in quality for his or her flavor, cooking uses, and potential health edges
Coconuts take twelve months to totally mature and ripen. However, they'll be eaten anytime once seven months .They’re principally inexperienced till they absolutely mature. The meat of inexperienced coconuts remains developing, so that they contain principally water (2).During the ripening method, the skin color bit by bit darkens
The slender, leaning, ringed trunk of the coconut palm rises to a height of up to twenty five metres (80 feet) from a swollen base and is head by a swish crown of large featherlike leaves. Mature fruits, ovoid or ellipsoid in form, 300–450 metric linear unit (12–18 inches) long and 150–200 metric linear unit (6–8 inches) in diameter, have a thick fibrous husk encompassing the acquainted single-seeded nut of commerce. a tough shell encloses the insignificant embryo with its abundant endosperm, composed of each meat and liquid. Coconut fruits float pronto and are distributed wide by ocean currents and by humans throughout the tropics.

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