Psidium cattleianum Sabine (Family Myrtaceae), an important food crop and medicinal plant in tropical and subtropical countries, is widely used as food and in folk medicine in the world.It has several synonyms: P. vartabile Berg, P. littoral Raddi, P. indium Boyer and P. chinense D.C., but it is commonly called the strawberry guava on account of its specific aroma. It is a small tree with green reddish-brown bark and tough leaves. It possesses small reddish fruits about the size of a walnut. Although traditionally appreciated for its sensory attributes and expected functional properties, guava is still poorly characterized, and limited scientific information is available on the fruit.

Psidium cattleianum as source of antioxidant compounds for functional foods

DONNO, DARIO;TORTI, VALERIA;MELLANO, Maria Gabriella;CERUTTI, ALESSANDRO KIM;GIACOMA, Cristina;BECCARO, GABRIELE LORIS
2016-01-01

Abstract

Psidium cattleianum Sabine (Family Myrtaceae), an important food crop and medicinal plant in tropical and subtropical countries, is widely used as food and in folk medicine in the world.It has several synonyms: P. vartabile Berg, P. littoral Raddi, P. indium Boyer and P. chinense D.C., but it is commonly called the strawberry guava on account of its specific aroma. It is a small tree with green reddish-brown bark and tough leaves. It possesses small reddish fruits about the size of a walnut. Although traditionally appreciated for its sensory attributes and expected functional properties, guava is still poorly characterized, and limited scientific information is available on the fruit.
CONGRÈS SCIENTIFIQUE INTERNATIONAL SUR LA SÉCURITÉ ALIMENTAIRE ET L'AGRICULTURE DANS LES PAYS DE L'OCÉAN INDIEN DE MADAGASCAR ET COMORES
ISSEDD, Université de Toamasina, Campus de Barikadimy Madagascar
25-27 Mai 2016
BOOK OF ABSTRACTS
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guava fruits, phytochemicals, antioxidant activity
Donno, D.; Andriamaniraka, H.; Torti, V.; Mellano, M.G.; Cerutti, A.K.; Giacoma, C.; Beccaro, G.L.
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