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Post by LrdGeno » Sat Aug 20, 2005 1:45 pm

what is the difference exactly between a veggie and a fruit? I'm starting to doubt my school system for giving out truthfull information. They said it depended on if it had seeds or not, but that just dosn't make sense to me.
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Post by MrMistery » Sat Aug 20, 2005 6:12 pm

That is absurd. The tomato is generally called a veggie and it is actually a fruit. It is basically if you want to study them or cook them. Do a forum search, we have the exact same topic discussed
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Post by Poison » Sat Aug 20, 2005 6:12 pm

Have you tried to search it in the forum?
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Post by LrdGeno » Mon Aug 22, 2005 2:21 am

nope, I didn't search it. Didn't even think about it actually
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Post by SteinAraiza » Tue Sep 20, 2005 3:56 am

Fruits are mature ovaries of plants....any mature ovary of a plant. all sqash, cucumber, pumkin, tomato, anything with seeds are fruits!!!. Veggies, check up on this, can be leaves of plants or other plant accessories. then there are the bulbs..garlic, onion. rhizomes (underground lateral branches)...ginger. tubers.. (potatoes) and roots...Carrots (definately a veggie) hope that helps u out
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Post by MrMistery » Tue Sep 20, 2005 5:24 pm

LrdGeno wrote:nope, I didn't search it. Didn't even think about it actually


HAHA... Why? It's not hard. trust me i did it and i am still alive :D
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Post by opuntia » Tue Sep 20, 2005 5:34 pm

I found it for you.
Here it is: veggie or fruit
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Post by mith » Tue Sep 27, 2005 12:49 am

One of the funniest court cases...
The Supreme Court of U.S. rules whether tomato is a fruit or vegetable.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nix_v._Hedden

Verdict? It's legally a vegetable.
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wait....

Post by 123Herpatology » Wed Oct 05, 2005 5:09 am

What about a banana?...where are the seeds in a banana?
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Post by MrMistery » Thu Oct 06, 2005 6:18 pm

The banana that you buy at the market is triploid, so it does not have the capacity to reproduce by seeds. It only reproduces vegetatively. i should know, i have a banana tree in my front yard :wink:
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thanks

Post by 123Herpatology » Fri Oct 07, 2005 12:18 am

Thanks
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