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Fruit or vegetable?

Sathish, P. sathish at BIOKEMI.SU.SE
Wed Jan 22 07:14:41 EST 1997

I agree with Veronica.  But, I caught something in her text, that I
think might not be true.  A pineapple is not a fruit, as it is obtained
from an inflorescence - sort of many fruits fused to form a single
structure.  Or am I wrong?  Again, the cashew-nut can be considered as a
fruit as well and not just as seed.  The cashew fruit is the swollen
pedicel, I believe. 

P. Sathish Ph. D.
Post-Doctoral Researcher,
Department of Biochemistry,
Arrhenius Laboratories for Natural Sciences,
Stockholm University,
S 106 91 Stockholm,

Phone: +46 8 16 2464
Fax: +46 8 15 3679
E-mail: sathish at biokemi.su.se

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