Carica Papaya tree plant

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Papaya

Introduction

The papaya is known as a fruit of the plant Carica papaya , in the genus Carica . Carica papaya comes from a family cariacease with a scientific name same as "carica papaya”. It is a large tree like plant with a single stem that grow from 5 to 10 meters. The height of carica papaya tree is around 16 to 33 feet. Furthermore, the neural papaya trees are known for producing both male and female and female flowers and bearing good fruit. It is a large tree-like plant, with a single stem growing from 5 to 10 meters (16 to 33 ft) tall, with spirally arranged leaves confined to the top of the trunk. The lower trunk is apparently blemish when leaves and fruit were borne. The leaves are large, 50–70 centimeters (20–28 in) diameter, deeply palmate lobed with 7 lobes. The tree is usually unbranched. The flowers are similar in shape to the flowers of the Plumeria , but are much smaller and wax-like. They appear on the axils of the leaves, maturing into the large 15–45 centimeters long, and also 10–30 centimeters diameter fruit. The fruit is full-grown when it feels soft like a ripe avocado or a bit softer and its skin has reached amber to orange color.


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Papaya: A male papaya plant from a dioecious papaya variety
Papaya: A male papaya plant from a dioecious papaya variety
Papaya: A female papaya plant from a dioecious papaya variety
Papaya: A female papaya plant from a dioecious papaya variety


Figure 1. A male (left) and a female papaya plant from a dioecious papaya variety.

Figure 2 The Shapes of Papaya Fruit Are Related to the Sex of the Flower Types of Papaya Plants. Hermaphrodites Produce Elongated Fruits (a), While Females Produce Rounded Fruits (B).
Figure 2 The Shapes of Papaya Fruit Are Related to the Sex of the Flower Types of Papaya Plants. Hermaphrodites Produce Elongated Fruits (a), While Females Produce Rounded Fruits (B).

Figure 2 The Shapes of Papaya Fruit Are Related to the Sex of the Flower Types of Papaya Plants.Hermaphrodites Produce Elongated Fruits (a), While Females Produce Rounded Fruits (B).

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Figure 1 Papaya production by state (‘000 tonnes) (ABS 2008) Figure 2 Papaya production regions within Australia (ABS 2008)
Pollination in papayas




Making the Oxbow’s Papaya Fruit Plus contains a measureable concentration of active enzymes.

*Made from the freshest papaya and pineapple natural sources of digestive enzymes papain and bromelain, Papaya Fruit Plus contains guaranteed levels of active enzymes that are present at a higher level than can be achieved by feeding the same amount of natural fruit

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Other products made from papaya is
uses of papaya tree
Milky latex, it is obtained from the fruit of the papaya which has many medical uses and people consider this as one of the best vermifuges.’Papain'is also made from latex and is used as an ingredient in manufacturing known as the chewing gum. Some people claim that this milky juice has the exceptional property of hastening the decay of muscular fibers. All the parts in the tree have some medicinal propeties.The vapoure of the papaya tree are also claimed to have separate muscular fibres. The mature fruit is considered to be good for digestive troubles and skin disease.

Beneficial Impact


Papaya is used for skin products in support of a natural 'face lift' and rejuvenation. The green fruit and leaves are used in cosmetics as it contains papain, and other enzymes. Papaya is helpful for skin care and repair. Papaya contains vitamin A which accelerates the formation of new cells, it protects the external layers of the skin, and vitamin c is an anti-oxidant, and builds capillary strength, protein the skin can be benefited with improved smoothness, softness, and resiliency. Papaya reduces the signs of premature aging and eliminates dead skin cells. Papaya tea and fruit contains an enzyme that dissolves surface cell debris making it a great facial peel. Beta-carotene protects the skin and elasticity



Harmful Impact
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Figure 4. Queensland fruit fly - Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt).
Photograph ©Paul Zbrowski.



Bactrocera papayae Drew and Hancock
The Asian Papaya fruit fly was first identified from green papaya in Cairns in 1995. It was the subject of an eradication campaign in northern Queensland, and was considered eradicated in 1999.
Papaya fruit fly was widespread to southern Thailand, Peninsular and East Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Kalimantan. It is recognized in Iran Jaya, Papua New Guinea and is occasionally trapped in the Torres Strait Islands, north of Queensland..
Therefore, this tree is more advantage than disadvantage. Especially it helps the ill people and its makes your body cool. In addition, there are many scientists making medicine from papaya fruit and still people are researching for some medicine.

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