FRUITS

Fruits are the seed-bearing parts of plants. Fruits are often fleshy, edible substances containing juices and nutrients beneficial to humans and animals. However, many fruits are commonly mistaken as vegetables.
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How Cranberry Bogs Work

How can something as delicate and delicious as a cranberry thrive in something as filthy as a bog? Blame it on the durability of this most unusual and hardy plant.

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  • Raspberry

    Raspberry

    Raspberry, a spiny shrub that is widely grown for its flavorful fruits. The many cultivated varieties yield red, black, purple, and yellow fruits. See more »

  • Tangerine

    Tangerine

    Tangerine, or Mandarin, the name of an edible citrus fruit and of the evergreen tree that bears it. See more »

  • Watermelon

    Watermelon

    Watermelon, a plant that grows as a vine on the surface of the ground, producing an edible fruit. See more »

  • Banana

    Banana

    Banana, a fruit that is economically important; also the plant that bears it. About 35 species and more than 100 varieties, most of which are edible, grow in tropical regions worldwide. See more »

  • Bergamot

    Bergamot

    Bergamot, a name given to several plants. The bergamot tree is a citrus tree that bears fragrant, yellow, pear-shaped fruit. See more »

  • Berry

    Berry

    Berry, a fleshy fruit with seeds embedded in its pulp. The skin may be thick or thin. See more »

  • Boysenberry

    Boysenberry

    Boysenberry, a trailing plant closely related to the blackberry. It bears large, reddish-black berries. See more »

  • Casaba

    Casaba

    Casaba, a large melon with orange flesh. It resembles a large cantaloupe (muskmelon) but the flesh does not have a musky odor. See more »

  • Citron

    Citron

    Citron, a subtropical citrus tree, native to Asia. The fruit has a thick, fragrant rind that is candied and used in cakes and confections. See more »

  • Currant

    Currant

    Currant, a small seedless raisin, used in making baked goods and desserts. It is not related to the common red currant found in American gardens, but is really a tiny grape. See more »

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