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Latest Publications and Research on Avocados

Sci Rep    

Potential invasion of exotic ambrosia beetles Xyleborus glabratus and Euwallacea sp. in Mexico: A major threat for native and cultivated forest ecosystems.

Lira-Noriega A, Soberón J, Equihua J

We analyze the invasive potential of two Asian ambrosia beetles, Xyleborus glabratus and Euwallacea sp., into Mexico and the southern United States. T... Read More

Source: PubMed


Mycobiology    

Colletotrichum fructicola, a Member of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides sensu lato, is the Causal Agent of Anthracnose and Soft Rot in Avocado Fruits cv. "Hass".

Fuentes-Aragón D, Juárez-Vázquez SB, Vargas-Hernández M, Silva-Rojas HV

The filamentous Ascomycota Colletotrichum gloeosporioides sensu lato is a fungus that has been reported worldwide as a causal agent of anthracnose dis... Read More

Source: PubMed

Insects    

Spatial Distribution of Bactrocera dorsalis and Thaumatotibia leucotreta in Smallholder Avocado Orchards along Altitudinal Gradient of Taita Hills and Mount Kilimanjaro.

Odanga JJ, Mohamed S, Mwalusepo S, Olubayo F, Nyankanga R, Khamis F, Rwomushana I, Johansson T, Ekesi S

Avocado (Persea americana) fruits are an important source of income and a nutritious food for small-scale growers and other stakeholders involved in f... Read More

Source: PubMed

Data Brief    

Datasets on abundance of common blossom thrips and weather variables in small-scale avocado orchards at Taita Hills and Mount Kilimanjaro.

Odanga JJ, Mohamed S, Olubayo F, Nyankanga R, Mwalusepo S, Subramanian S, Johansson T, Ekesi S

Avocado, Persea americana Miller (Lauraceae), is an important fruit crop cultivated by small-holder farmers along Afrotropical highlands of Taita Hill... Read More

Source: PubMed

Plant Physiol. Biochem.    

Changes in cell wall pectins and their relation to postharvest mesocarp softening of "Hass" avocados (Persea americana Mill.).

Defilippi BG, Ejsmentewicz T, Covarrubias MP, Gudenschwager O, Campos-Vargas R

The avocado is a climacteric fruit and begins a softening process after harvest. During ripening, the mesocarp changes in texture, and this affects fr... Read More

Source: PubMed

Sci Rep    

Potential invasion of exotic ambrosia beetles Xyleborus glabratus and Euwallacea sp. in Mexico: A major threat for native and cultivated forest ecosystems.

Lira-Noriega A, Soberón J, Equihua J

We analyze the invasive potential of two Asian ambrosia beetles, Xyleborus glabratus and Euwallacea sp., into Mexico and the southern United States. T... Read More

Source: PubMed

Mycobiology    

Colletotrichum fructicola, a Member of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides sensu lato, is the Causal Agent of Anthracnose and Soft Rot in Avocado Fruits cv. "Hass".

Fuentes-Aragón D, Juárez-Vázquez SB, Vargas-Hernández M, Silva-Rojas HV

The filamentous Ascomycota Colletotrichum gloeosporioides sensu lato is a fungus that has been reported worldwide as a causal agent of anthracnose dis... Read More

Source: PubMed

Insects    

Spatial Distribution of Bactrocera dorsalis and Thaumatotibia leucotreta in Smallholder Avocado Orchards along Altitudinal Gradient of Taita Hills and Mount Kilimanjaro.

Odanga JJ, Mohamed S, Mwalusepo S, Olubayo F, Nyankanga R, Khamis F, Rwomushana I, Johansson T, Ekesi S

Avocado (Persea americana) fruits are an important source of income and a nutritious food for small-scale growers and other stakeholders involved in f... Read More

Source: PubMed

Data Brief    

Datasets on abundance of common blossom thrips and weather variables in small-scale avocado orchards at Taita Hills and Mount Kilimanjaro.

Odanga JJ, Mohamed S, Olubayo F, Nyankanga R, Mwalusepo S, Subramanian S, Johansson T, Ekesi S

Avocado, Persea americana Miller (Lauraceae), is an important fruit crop cultivated by small-holder farmers along Afrotropical highlands of Taita Hill... Read More

Source: PubMed

Plant Physiol. Biochem.    

Changes in cell wall pectins and their relation to postharvest mesocarp softening of "Hass" avocados (Persea americana Mill.).

Defilippi BG, Ejsmentewicz T, Covarrubias MP, Gudenschwager O, Campos-Vargas R

The avocado is a climacteric fruit and begins a softening process after harvest. During ripening, the mesocarp changes in texture, and this affects fr... Read More

Source: PubMed

Avocados, raw, all commercial varieties

The nutritional values of "Avocados, raw, all commercial varieties" per 100 grams are:


Nutrition Summary
Total Calories 160
Protein 2 g
Fat 0.4 g
Carbohydrate 8.5 g
NutrientsAmount%Daily Value
Calcium, Ca 12 mg 1.2 %
Copper, Cu 0.19 mg 9.5 %
Iron, Fe 0.55  mg 3.06 %
Magnesium, Mg 29 mg 7.25 %
Manganese, Mn 0.14 mg 7.1 %
Phosphorus, P 52 mg 5.2 %
Potassium, K 485  mg 13.86 %
Selenium, Se 0.4 mcg 0.57 %
Sodium, Na 7 mg 0.29 %
Zinc, Zn 0.64 mg 4.27 %
Vitamin A 146  IU 2.92 %
Vitamin C 10 mg 16.67 %
Vitamin B6 0.26 mg 12.85 %
Vitamin E 2.07 mg 6.9 %
Vitamin K 21  mcg 26.25 %
Riboflavin 0.13  mg 7.65 %
Thiamin 0.07 mg 4.47 %
Folate, DFE 81  mcg 20.25 %
Niacin 1.74  mg 8.69 %
Sugars 0.66 g
Fiber 6.7  g 26.8 %
Cholesterol 0 mg 0 %
Water 73.23 g
Carotene, alpha 24 mcg
Carotene, beta 62  mcg
Choline 14.2 mg
Lycopene 0  mcg
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Data source: USDA Nutrient Database, R25
*Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie reference diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your individual needs.

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