Apple varieties are clones clones commercial apple

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Unformatted text preview: trees are protected in nurseries for 1-2 years after they are grafted before being replanted by the grower in an orchard. Apple varieties are clones. clones Commercial apple trees are not grown from seed because apple seeds do not produce "true to variety." Instead, apple growers use grafting or budding to produce trees that will bear fruit of the same apple variety. Espalier Espalier We have all heard We have all heard that fruits and vegetables are critical to a healthy diet. But why? Fruits and vegetables provide important Fruits and vegetables provide important nutrients including antioxidants such as vitamin C, vitamin E, beta­carotene and lycopene. Antioxidants have disease­ fighting properties that protect cells from damage by substances called free radicals. Antioxidants work by neutralizing free radicals that are formed when body cells burn oxygen for energy. Lycopene is a bright red carotene pigment Lycopene and phytochemical found in tomatoes and other red fruits and vegetables, such as red carrots, watermelons and papa...
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