I want to know a hypernym I can use to call products from trees. For example, mangoes, coconuts, oranges, bananas.
I want to use this word in a context like below sentences.
- Mangoes are .... of mango trees.
- Bananas are .... of banana trees.
Collins licenses 'tree husbandry' as well as 'forest management' for forestry:
forestry [ˈfɒrɪstrɪ] n
After examining other definitions, I'm sure the term forestry can be extended to include the obtaining of products from trees.
We can then use the term forestry products to cover all relevant products, whether simply obtained (fruits, nuts), obtained with more art (latex, timber) or made from more basic products (plywood, tyres) - no matter how primitive or sophisticated the harvesting / refining / manufacturing processes that are involved.
At http://www.envirothon.org/pdf/CG/forest_products.pdf , The Almost Everything In The Whole Wide World Made From Trees ... is a very informative article.
Fruit is a word that not only means edible but anything from a supply. Example usage: