Friday, February 17, 2012

Pir ( Pear )

Fruit Warehouse | Pir ( Pear ) | Altitude trees are, can reach 10-17 feet, but most species are short trees with lush leaves. Flower diameter between 2 to 4 cm. Type of fruit pome fruit 1-4 cm in diameter on wild species, while the cultivated tree produces a large pear with a size of up to 18 × 8 cm. Various forms of fruits, most species produce fruit is round. Some species such as European pear-shaped fruit growing on the bottom and thinner at the base of the fruit. 

Pears or Pear is the name for the tree of the genus Pyrus and the fruit produced. Several species of pear trees produce fruit good to eat because they contain lots of water, sintered and sweet. Pear is the name in English.

There are about 30 species of trees of the genus Pyrus:
Pear tree is a plant food sources for larvae of some Lepidoptera species.
Several species of pear and kultivarnya is the mainstay of agricultural commodities, for example:
• European Pear (Pyrus communis) are commonly grown in Europe and North America
• Ya Pear (Pyrus bretschneideri) known as Pir Pir Shandong or Hebei
• Nashi Pear (Pyrus pyrifolia) are commonly grown in East Asia and is known by various names: Sand Pear, Asian Pear, Pears Apples, Pears Japanese, Korean pear or Taiwan Pear.

Some species are used as an ornamental plant or as a rootstock (rootstock) for species of European pears and Asian pears. Siberian pear (Pyrus ussuriensis) is not good to eat its fruit crossed with European Pears to produce insect-resistant cultivars.

Callery Pear (Pyrus calleryana) or Bradford Pears widely planted as an ornamental plant in North America Pears can be eaten fresh, processed as canned fruit, juice and sometimes as a dried fruit. Fermented pear juice is called perry.

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