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Artocarpus heterophyllus (jackfruit)

Synonyms: Artocarpus brasiliensis; Artocarpus integrifolia var. glabra; Artocarpus integrifolius var. heterophylla; Artocarpus jaca; Artocarpus maxima; Artocarpus nanca; Artocarpus philippensis; Polyphema jaca; Sitodium cauliflorum

Wikipedia Abstract

The jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus), also known as jack tree, jakfruit, or sometimes simply jack or jak is a species of tree in the mulberry and fig family (Moraceae).It is native to parts of South and Southeast Asia, and is believed to have originated in the southwestern rain forests of India, in present-day Andhra Pradesh,Goa, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, coastal Karnataka, and Maharashtra.
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Height [1]  49 feet (14.8 m)
Width [1]  41 feet (12.6 m)
Air Quality Improvement [1]  None
Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Carbon Capture [1]  Medium-Low
Shade Percentage [1]  91 %
Temperature Reduction [1]  Medium-High
Wind Reduction [1]  Medium
Hardiness Zone Minimum [1]  USDA Zone: 10 Low Temperature: 30 F° (-1.1 C°) → 40 F° (4.4 C°)
Hardiness Zone Maximum [1]  USDA Zone: 11 Low Temperature: 40 F° (4.4 C°) → 50 F° (10 C°)
Water Use [1]  Moderate
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Lifespan [3]  Perennial
Specific Gravity [4]  0.53
Structure [2]  Tree


Aulacaspis vitis[5]
Callithrix kuhlii (Weid's black-tufted-ear marmoset)[6]
Ceroplastes pseudoceriferus (Indian wax scale)[5]
Coccus longulus (long brown scale)[5]
Cuniculus paca (Paca)[7]
Dasyses rugosella[8]
Doleschallia bisaltide (Autumn leaf butterfly)[8]
Dysmicoccus neobrevipes (annona mealybug)[5]
Euproctis fraterna[8]
Fiorinia fioriniae (European fiorinia scale)[5]
Hemiberlesia lataniae (latania scale)[5]
Icerya aegyptiaca[9]
Leontopithecus chrysomelas (golden-headed lion tamarin)[10]
Marpesia chiron (Daggerwing)[8]
Milviscutulus mangiferae (mango shield scale)[5]
Nipaecoccus viridis (karoo thorn mealybug)[5]
Nycticebus coucang (slow Loris)[11]
Olene inclusa[8]
Perina nuda[10]
Petaurista philippensis (Indian giant flying squirrel)[12]
Pinnaspis buxi (bamboo mussel-scale)[5]
Pinnaspis strachani (lesser snow scale)[5]
Planococcus minor (Pacific mealybug)[5]
Prococcus acutissimus (banana-shaped scale)[5]
Pseudaonidia trilobitiformis (gingging scale)[5]
Pteropus niger (greater mascarene flying fox)[13]
Pulvinaria psidii (green shield scale)[5]
Rastrococcus spinosus (philippine mango mealybug)[5]
Tachardiella artocarpi[5]
Trilocha varians[8]





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1i-Tree Species v. 4.0, developed by the USDA Forest Service's Northern Research Station and SUNY-ESF using the Horticopia, Inc. plant database.
2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
3USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
4Jérôme Chave, Helene C. Muller-Landau, Timothy R. Baker, Tomás A. Easdale, Hans ter Steege, Campbell O. Webb, 2006. Regional and phylogenetic variation of wood density across 2,456 neotropical tree species. Ecological Applications 16(6), 2356 - 2367
5Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
6Ecology of Callithrix kuhlii and a Review of Eastern Brazilian Marmosets, Becky E. Raboy & Gustavo R. Canale & James M. Dietz, Int J Primatol (2008) 29:449–467
7Dieta da paca (Cuniculus paca) usando métodos indiretos numa área de cultura agrícola na Floresta Atlântica brasileira, Rodrigo Zucaratto, Renata Carrara, Brena Karina Siqueira Franco, Biotemas, 23 (1): 235-239, março de 2010
8HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
9Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
10Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
11Behavior and Ecology of Wild Slow Lorises (Nycticebus coucang): Social Organization, Infant Care System, and Diet, Frank Wiens, Dissertation presented to the Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Geosciences of Bayreuth University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Natural Sciences (February 2002)
12Nandini, R., and N. Parthasarathy. "Food habits of the Indian giant flying squirrel (Petaurista philippensis) in a rain forest fragment, Western Ghats." Journal of Mammalogy 89.6 (2008): 1550+. Academic OneFile. Web. 15 July 2014.
13An investigation into the role of the Mauritian flying fox, Pteropus niger, in forest regeneration, Dorte Friis Nyhagen, Stephen David Turnbull, Jens Mogens Olesen, Carl G. Jones, Biological Conservation 122 (2005) 491–497
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