Why have people never domesticated oak trees because

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2. Why have people never domesticated oak trees?
4. How are apple trees that bear fruit that is suitable to eat grown? What happens to apple trees grown from seeds? What were the apples produced by the trees that Chapman planted primarily used for?
5. What is “heterozygosity?” How does it benefit apple trees? How does it benefit human beings?
6. Where did apple trees originate? How do the wild species differ from the domesticated varieties?
10. What did the word “sweet” mean in the 17thand 18thcenturies? Why is a desire for sweets natural for all people in all cultures?
19. Pollan asks, “What happens when the wild potatoes and wild apples are gone?” What is his implied answer to this question?
The Botany of Desire: Chapter 2, Questions 1, 5, 6, 11, 18, 19, & 201. Pollan asks whether beauty has a purpose. What purpose might our understanding and appreciation of beauty have? How do flowers such as tulips satisfy that purpose?
5. What evolutionary benefit might there have been for people to have been attracted to flowers.

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