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12 Facts About Apples
Apples have religious and mythological significance in many cultures, including Norse, Greek, and European Christian tradition.
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Apples grown from seed tend to be very different from those of their parents, and the resultant fruit frequently lacks desired characteristics.
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Apples are diploid, have 17 chromosomes and an estimated genome size of approximately 650 Mb.
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Apples appear in many religious traditions, often as a mystical or forbidden fruit.
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Apples have been acclimatized in Ecuador at very high altitudes, where they can often, with the needed factors, provide crops twice per year because of constant temperate conditions year-round.
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Apples are harvested using three-point ladders that are designed to fit amongst the branches.
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Apples are commonly stored in chambers with higher concentrations of carbon dioxide and high air filtration.
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Apples can be consumed in various ways: juice, raw in salads, baked in pies, cooked into sauces and spreads like apple butter, and other baked dishes.
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Apples are sometimes used as an ingredient in savory foods, such as sausage and stuffing.
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Apples are an important ingredient in many desserts, such as apple pie, apple crumble, apple crisp and apple cake.
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