Fruits and Vegetables

Roland Koelliker roland.koelliker at ipw.agrl.ethz.chNOSPAM
Wed Oct 8 00:20:47 EST 1997


Mouton Bradley J wrote:
> 
>    We are having a debate on:
> 
>     What is the difference between a fruit and a vegetable ??
> 
>  Can someone please help me out and give me the answer ASAP.
> 
>  Thanks
To my understanding a fruit is that part of the plant where the sexual
propagation units are in whereas the term vegetable is not biologically
defined and used for a large number of different plant parts including
fruits, roots, etc.



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