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Other projects aim to enrich tomatoes with substances that may offer health benefits or provide better nutrition. This was widely cross-bred to produce red fruit without the typical green ring around the stem on uncross-bred varieties. In California, tomatoes are grown under irrigation for both the fresh fruit market and for canning and processing. The author elucidates the physical features of the fruit and the mineral nutrition of the plant.

The tomato is native to

The fruit contains hollow spaces full of seeds and moisture, called locular cavities. Gerard knew the tomato was eaten in Spain and Italy. Genetically modified tomato Tomatoes that have been modified using genetic engineering have been developed, and although none are commercially available now, they have been in the past. The Spanish also brought the tomato to Europe.

In addition, the book looks at ways to identify and control plant diseases and insect pests. By the midth century, they were cultivated on some Carolina plantations, and probably in other parts of the Southeast as well. These tomatoes are characterized by a relatively intense flavor compared to varieties typically grown elsewhere. Livingston receives much credit for developing numerous varieties of tomato for both home and commercial gardeners. According to Encyclopedia Britannica, tomatoes are a fruit labeled in grocery stores as a vegetable due to the taste and nutritional purposes.

The tomato is native to western South America. They were not adopted as a staple of the peasant population because they were not as filling as other fruits already available. Flowers in domestic cultivars can be self-fertilizing.

They were not adopted as a

These vary, among cultivated species, according to type. This technique encourages the plant to send roots deep to find existing moisture in soil that retains moisture, such as clayey soil. However, even in areas where the climate supported growing tomatoes, their habit of growing to the ground suggested low status.