☻ Ripen July through October.
☻ Ripen late.
☻ Apple trees take four to five years to produce their
☻ The original home of the apple is considered to be in
the countries of Southwest Asia, including the
land of Israel.
☻ China, the largest producer.
☻ 2,500 varieties of apples are grown in the united
☻ 7,500 varieties of apples are grown throughout the
☻Did you know? Apples
come from the ROSE
FAMILY, rosacea, that’s why
they have a rosy aroma!
☻The science of apple
growing is called pomology.
☻ Are naturally disease prone.
☻ Help in digestion.
☻ Don’t peel apple, peel is antioxidant.
☻ They decrease the risk of diabetes
☻ Apples boost your immune system
☻They can help breathing problems A 2007 study
found that women who eat plenty of the fruit are less
likely to have children with asthma.
☻May fight against liver, colon, and breast cancer.
you threw an apple in water, it
wouldn’t sink – apples float in water! This
is because 25% of their volume consists of
Control your weight.
Detoxify your liver.
Lowers the level of
Get a healthier heart.
Are fat, sodium, and
Apples may help your
memory and lower your
chances of developing
Beat diarrhea and
Get whiter, healthier teeth.
Resist The Winter Cold.
Maintain your smile
While apples don’t actually clean the
teeth, biting and chewing an apple
stimulates production of saliva, reducing
tooth decay by lowering the levels of
bacteria in the mouth.
“To eat an Apple before going to bed, will
make the doctor beg for his bread”
Second most consumed fruit
Average U.S. per person consumption
The per person consumption of apple
juice 26.6 pounds
The consumption of fresh market
apples 15.45 pounds
Often eaten raw
Seeds are slightly
Can be canned or
Are milled to
cider and filtered
for apple juice
•Apples can be stored for some months in controlledatmosphere chambers to delay ethylene-induced ripening.
• Apples are commonly stored in chambers with higher
concentrations of carbon dioxide and high air filtration
•This prevents ethylene concentrations from rising to higher
amounts and preventing ripening from occurring too quickly
Most varieties of apple can be held for approximately
two weeks when kept at the coolest part of the
refrigerator i.e. below 5 °C
Some types, including the Granny Smith and Fuji, can
be stored up to a year without significant degradation
It has great nutritional
essential food elements:
Vitamins C, A & B in a
Major producing countries of apples
MAJOR PRODUCING COUNTRIES OF APPLES
Quantity (M. tonnes)
Belgium - Luxembourg
Production of apples in Pakistan
PRODUCTION OF APPLES IN PAKISTAN (PRODUCTION "000" TONS)
Total area of under cultivation
TOTAL AREA OF APPLES UNDER CULTIVATION
(AREA "000" HECTORS)
“The sweeter the apple, the blacker the
core. Scratch a lover and find a foe!"