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Tomato Fruit Composition - Cutting Green Tomatoes

Tomato – C. Composition of Tomato Fruit & Quality Characteristics

The completely outdated for the Northern Hemisphere tribute to the tomato fruit composition and its qualities is completed in this third part. With great excitement and chill (from the cold), the editorial team of “Kalliergeia”sends racing greetings to the heroically toiled and labored tomato producers of the Southern Hemisphere, who, in times of unbearable heat, stand on cultivation when the same moment, the majority of tomato consumers enjoy their summer holidays.
Happy Summer.

Quality Characteristics of Tomato Fruit - Red-Ripe Tomatoes - Credits: Αxelmellin

Tomato – B. Composition of Tomato Fruit & Quality Characteristics

Finally, the scientific community ruled that tomato is a fruit. This cognitive conquest has some consequences. Since tomato is a fruit then the tomato plant is a tree. The tomato grower or the amateur grower by planting tomatoes creates forests. Forest of tomatoes. Tomato-tree forests can be a further option for urban greening and the improvement of living conditions of populations, particularly in large urban centers and out-of-the-way large cities.
Faced with the prospect of its forests, the quality characteristics of tomato fruit and the composition of their fruit gain another dimension. Spacetime expands tomato-like.
Damned tomatoes.

Composition of Tomato Fruit - Two Mature Tomatoes on the Plant

Tomato – A. Composition of Tomato Fruit & Quality Characteristics

In the USA, the tomato is called ‘the poor man’s orange’ because of its low price and high concentrations of vitamin C, as well as citric and malic acid.
In many areas of the South they could call orange as ‘the poor man’s tomato’ because of their sometimes unjustified or justifiably high price.
But either in the South or in the North, the nutritional value of tomatoes is recognized as significant. The last few years have been flourishing the research about the medicinal uses of its fruit.
Starting from the composition of the tomato fruit and its qualitie characteristics will be attempted in a series of articles presenting these aspects of tomato, others that rank fruit and others in vegetables, but all agree that it is called tomato.

Except for a member of the editorial team. This member believes, after excessive alcohol consumption, that there is no agreement about the name. His disagreement is recorded and he is delivered to the lions.

Καρότο (Daucus carota subsp. Sativus) - Καρότα σε πάγκο

Cultivated Carrot – Botanical Informations and Classification

Let’s look in the eyes and let’s talk about carrots at least. What is the carrot plant at least? Why is Bugs Banny eating carrots at least? How are the leaves and carrot flowers finally? Why did Popeye never eat carrots?
At least.
In these essential questions, but also in others that will be put in the immediate and predictable future, the following article will try. Will try to give sober, meaningful and thorough answers.
At least.
Popeye, what to say now, was carrotophobic.


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Planting or making a hole in the water? Anyhow somebody can see, it is certain that the artificial island, Freedom Cove, created by Mrs Catherine King and Mr. Wayne Adams in Canada, includes many plants, a vegetable garden and four greenhouses. As for the hole, yes and that is there. For fishing from the living room.

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