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Beli

Beli (Bael fruit, Golden apple) : Marme aeglelos (L) Corr


Introduction
Nutritive Values

(per 100g edible portion)

Protein

1.8 g

Fat

0.3 g

Carbohydrates

31.8 g

Calcium

85.0 mg

Phosphorus

50.0 mg

Iron

0.6 mg

Carotene

55.0 mg

Thiamine

0.13 mg

Riboflavin

1.19 mg

Vit. C

8.0 mg

Medicinal Values / Uses
Useful for the treatment of diarrhea as well as constipation. Ripe fruit has a special laxative effect ; good source of energy ; good for amoebiasis.


Major Growing Areas
Wet and intermediate zones


Nature of cultivation
Naturally grown and in home gardens.


Recommended Varieties

Local Cultivars


Harvesting & post-harvest technology

Value Added Products
Beli cream, beli juice; candy


Economics & Marketing

Availability
April - September

Crop: Beli (Beli fruit) programme

Activity

Responsibility

Indicators

Time Frame

Station

Officer

Collection and evaluation of germplasm.

Horana Thelijjawila

S.S.Weerasinghe

No.of selctions identified

08 Yrs
(2002-2010)