Events related to fruit culture

Fruit tree afforest Project:

The project created by the doctor and collector Dr. Sergio F. Sartori aimed afforested the Avenue Brazil located in the city of Rio Claro, SP and transform the city into an innovative model for environmental education.

Municipal Agricultural School Students "Eng. Rubens Foot Guimar√£es" had classes on planting taught by the doctor, where they planted seeds and twigs from his property called Resort of Fruits. Within this process the company Tigre played an important role by donating 11,000 plastic containers for the deposit of the seedlings. Given the support, the area in front of the Tigre plant in Rio Claro city was the first to receive the seedlings.

The idea was that the relatives of employees from Tigre company located in Brazil Avenue do the planting under the guidance of the students of School of Agriculture and under the coordination of agricultural technicians Elilson Sena Corrocher and Jose Roberto Soares Jesser, who led the work with the seedlings. The explanations in the teaching unit counted as a lecture given by the direction of the Campinas Agronomic Institute (IAC), where the institute's studies showed that in areas with concentration of fruit trees and on reducing the temperature of three degrees. For employees of companies in Brazil Avenue, the project's benefits are linked to health. The stress level in an environment surrounded by nature tends to fall. Therefore, the project also could be extended to other areas of the city.

It was planted 240 seedlings of fruit trees, and among the exotic species planted, there is the Laranja Lima Sartori, a specie without seed. The event was attended by the mayor Nevoeiro J√ļnior; the deputy mayor Candinha Demarchi representing the congressman Aldo Demarchi; the secretaries Gunar Koelle (Secretary of Education) and Tu Reginato (Secretary of Agriculture), Oswaldo Galv√£o (Secretary of Ombudsman); the city councilman Sergio Desider√°, representing the City Hall, the former first lady of the city, Lycian Perin; by Andrew J. F. Fernandes and Sebasti√£o Talarico, industrial manager and coordinator of the Quality Control department of Tubos e Conex√Ķes Tigre S/A. In addition students and teachers from Municipal Agricultural Eng. Rubens Foot Guimar√£es were present and the physician and founder of the project Dr. Sergio F. Sartori.

 

Release of book Brazilian Fruits:

The work of more than one year of a group of researchers and lovers of fruits, took shape and flavor in the book Brazilian Fruits. Authored by Harri Lorenzi, Luiz Bacher, Marco Lacerda and Sergio Sartori. This is a work that carries 312 varieties of exotic Brazilian fruits and 517, totaling a record of 829 species in the same book. It presents 1214 illustrative pictures of the fruits, seeds, plants and flowers, also informing the mode of propagation of fruit trees, functioning as an encyclopedia and an illustrated identification guide.

The release was supported by the Municipal Department of Education and the Municipal Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Supply on November 25, 2006 in the city of Rio Claro, SP.

To show the people a new world of colors, flavors and textures, the book's authors prepared an exhibition of fruit at the event, with a preview of what is exposed in the book. The book has 640 pages and has versions in Portuguese and English.

Each fruit is presented in a full page, with indications of origin or its natural habitat, brief description of their morphological characteristics, time of flowering and fruiting. Under the heading "Utilities", it describes the pattern of consumption of fruits, and under the heading "Multiplication" it presents the form of plant propagation.

For more information:
www.plantarum.com.br

 

Foundation of ABFR:

The Resort of Fruits was headquarters for the foundation of ABFR (Brazilian Association of Rare Fruit in english), a non profit organization, aiming at the reconciliation of people interested in fruitculture, technical or collectors and people in general, aiming the dissemination and exchange of information about little known fruit species among the members and the general public, being held on December 13, 2008, in Rio Claro - SP.

 

Release of book Uvaia:

The Resort of Fruits was headquarters for the release of the book "Uvaia", which author is the doctor Sergio F. Sartori and belongs to the series "Native Fruits‚ÄĚ 2010, a commemorative edition of 40 years of SBF (Brazilian society of fruticulture in english), composed of 12 books. The Uvaia tree is a Brazilian tree and into this book we can find the varieties and types of Uvaia, described in 32 pages and the main themes: Center of genetic diversity and climate, botany and biology, varieties, propagation, composition and nutritional value, management, harvesting, post harvest and use, industrialization and market potential.

For more information:
www.funep.org.br



Brazilian Meeting on Rare Fruits:

The Resort of Fruits ceded its place on October 23, 2010 for the realization of the 5th Meeting of the Brazilian Rare Fruits of the Brazilian Association of Rare Fruits (ABFR in portuguese). More information about upcoming meetings, access the site www.abfrutasraras.com.



Rural Producers:

The Resort of Fuits was invited to exhibit their fruits, seedlings and liqueurs in the 2nd Fair of Rural Producers, which happened in the city of Rio Claro - SP in 2010.

 

Launch of the book "Fruits and Health":

We proudly present the newest contribution to the medical and scientific literature on fruit and its properties. Authored by physician Dr. Sergio Fernando Sartori, the book "Fruits and Health" has 60 chapters and 54 on fruit and its medical properties, 108 color photos, 225 pages and 448 medical indications. The purpose of the book is to show the advantages in the feeding of fruit to the increased life expectancy and prevention of disease, and may also be used as a preventive and curative medicine, and in some cases, for inhibiting both oncogenesis and treatment of bacterial infectious diseases as viral. Through this book, we highlight the nutritional power each fruit presents and emphasizes the reader how important it is to incorporate them into our meals.

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