Pineapple, or Ananas comosus, is a plant from South America. Currently, pineapple fruit is cultivated in tropical areas around the world, particularly in Thailand, Brazil and Costa Rica. This fruit is consumed mainly in two ways: fresh, or preserved in syrup. Both methods preserve their most beneficial properties: high levels of Vitamin C and Manganese, positive digestive and diuretic effects, and low fat content. Furthermore, pineapples are a favorite of sportspersons for their anti-inflammatory properties, which help to prevent tendinitis and muscular pain.
In certain species and varieties, as is the case of mango, the grade of fruit setting is an important factor affecting final crop production.
Avocado is a very important crop worldwide, which adapts to very different edaphic and climatic conditions.
In certain species and varieties, the ripening level of fruits is a very important factor in the final produce