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 How can be Avocado grown 

Avocado fruit


* Avocado is considered as one of the  the American trendiest fruit 


"Growing tips and techniques "


* They are also considered as Mexican fruit of ancient times 


* Aztecs called Avocados as "AHUACATL" Which actually means Testicle fruit 


* Avocados are sweetest and they get their flavor from natural oils residing inside but not by sugars


* They are the hardest fruits on the tree never becomes soft until they are harvested 


* They should not be picked until they attain 8% oil content, if they are picked earlier it never becomes soft


* It nearly takes 30 min to harvest  whole tree 


* We should put blade or knife against the stem then cut it and it falls on the bag 


* eldest trees of avocados are 40 feet height 


* They have to be harvested firm green and should be ripen in kitchen 


* They should not be stored in refrigerators as coolness changes its flavor


Types of Avocados 


1.Pear shaped or round shaped (Based on shape)


2.Green or black in color ( Based on color)


"How to eat :- 


* Inorder to get all nutrients it should be peeled off and eaten , scooping with spoon may damage its nutrients


* usually , in march trees attain mature fruit , there will be small buds which are ready to bloom 


"Hass" is the mostly grown variety of avocado fruit which has more demand in market


* Main quality of this variety is having thin skin


* One of the most important thing is to make sure trees are hydrated


* Irrigation through wells or any other means can be given


* Main characteristic of avocados is they can grow back even after cutting up to stump , even more vigorously

" cultivation of Avocados "


* Avocados should be maintained at 20 feet height 


* Irrigation is important part of cultivation as layers of soil gets hard quickly 


" Propagation of avocados through cuttings "


* using a sharp knife cut the twig at an angle of 45 degrees


* on the cut end , gently wound the limb by cutting small parts in bark


* later dip root ends in IBA rooting complex


* Finally , place it in potting mix 


"Yield of avocado"


*100 to 500 fruits per tree 


"Nutritional values of avocado:- 


* 100gm of avocado contain 


25 % of vit K 


17% of vit C


10% of vit E


15% of potassium 


20 % of folic acid 


Benefits of avocado:- 


* Rich in potassium takes over 1st place in potash compared to bananas


* controls cholesterol level in body


* Healthiest and delicious fruit 


* Rich in fibre which promotes digestion


* Highly nutritious 


* This fruit maintains electrical balance of the body 


* Avocados reduces blood pressure and prevents cardiac arrests 


* Fat present in avocados is oleic acid which is the major component of olive oil 


* Avocado oil can also be used in cooking which is beneficial to hairy and prevent heart diseases and cardiac arrests


* 100 gms of avocado contain 7 gms of fibre so it improves digestion capacity


* lowers weight and belly fat mostly useful to the people who are dieting and in prior need of weight loss 


* use of avocado oil for cooking or in salads increases absorption capacity of anti oxidants as they are rich in lutein and zeaxanthin


* avocados also help in treating arthritis and reduces the effect of chemotherapy in cancer patients

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