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A Review on Persea Americana Mill. (Avocado)-Its Fruit and Oil

  title={A Review on Persea Americana Mill. (Avocado)-Its Fruit and Oil},
  author={Shruti Sunil Ranade and Padma Thiagarajan},
Avocado, also known as the ‘Alligator pear’ is a tropical fruit that has originated from America. The analysis of the fruit constituents reveals that it abounds in various fatty acids, vitamins, carotenoids and other phytochemicals. It is hence a very nutritious food. Avocado oil, extracted from the fruit pulp and seeds also retains most of the nutrients present in the fruit and can be used as an alternate dietary supplement. The extraction and composition of Avocado oil has been discussed… 

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