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ISAU - A potential tropical longan (Dihocarpus longan) of Sarawak


Wong, K. C. and Yusof, Ibrahim and Pearce, K. G. and Alau Tayan, Douglas (1988) ISAU - A potential tropical longan (Dihocarpus longan) of Sarawak. In: The 3rd National Biology Symposium, 22 - 24 Nov. 1988, Subang Jaya, Selangor. .

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The longan fruit, imported from Thailand, has been much sought by Malaysian. This fruit tree will not bear fruit under the tropical condition~ of the Malaysian lowland. However in Sarawak there is a variant of the longan known by the vernacular name of ISAU, the fruit of which possesses thick aril which tastes better than the imported longan. This paper describes some of the results of investigation on the taxonomy, botany, propagation and other aspects of exploitation of the Isau fruit carried out by the Bintulu Campus of Universiti Pertanian Malaysia.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: Universiti Pertanian Malaysia
Keywords: ISAU; Longan; Sarawak; Thailand
Depositing User: Mohd Hafiz Che Mahasan
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2017 13:33
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2017 13:51
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