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Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by mansakhalifa(m): 8:41am On Sep 12
OP, know these from now on:

1. the banana will never go extinct as long as the Indians exist. You should know why. So, let your mind be at ease. We ain't ever gonna run out of bananas.

2. the Dutch agriculturists are often credited with developing the orange-coloured carrot as we know it today in the 17th century. Some say it was a tribute to the Prince of Orange. Not all carrots are "orange" in appearance though.

*If carrot hadn't made this list... it would have been totally incomplete.

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Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by mansakhalifa(m): 8:44am On Sep 12
ignis:
Thank God for the whites...


You are embarrassing yourself here, madam.

So after reading this piece, all you could do was face the direction of the rising sun and shout "thank god for the whites" Really

Was that all you got from the post SMDH!

Now, go over it again and this time slowly.
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by mansakhalifa(m): 8:46am On Sep 12
lilbest4:
After they left us what have we done right?

Ask yourself that question... Slave. smiley
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by lilbest4(m): 9:22am On Sep 12
Mumu, answer my question. Are you and your generation better than slaves in a cage?
mansakhalifa:


Ask yourself that question... Slave. smiley
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by Ajibade123: 9:37am On Sep 12
wow this is so interesting.....
see 25 foods you should eat to Improve your brain capacity https://explicitsuccess.com/brain-food-for-studying/
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by ignis(f): 9:41am On Sep 12
mansakhalifa:



You are embarrassing yourself here, madam.

So after reading this piece, all you could do was face the direction of the rising sun and shout "thank god for the whites" Really

Was that all you got from the post SMDH!

Now, go over it again and this time slowly.

Please don't ever quote me again. Mind your business..

Over sabi sabi
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by pcicero(m): 9:47am On Sep 12
Pharaoh4rin:
Enlightening. I'll use this information to cause some argument in d cafeteria on Friday, especially amongst my Muslim friends.

Awo or Faj Cafe?
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by Greatzeus(m): 10:13am On Sep 12
"We read the History,but who's the author"...Nas(Ghetto Prisoners).
Bunch of lies up there,Dear Op,stop propagating white man's falsehood,free yourself from mental slavery. BS undecided
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by DLuciano: 10:17am On Sep 12
Nobodyperson:
Science is great.
God is useless.
you don't need to exist, let death come take you now o o!
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by mank1234(m): 10:18am On Sep 12
Very soon someone will come up with GOAT is man-made. Cross breeding or genetic modification is a more appropriate word to use.

You can't create a fruit out of nothing. You can only make one out of its kind. So to say orange, banana were created is wrong. Making a different specie doesn't make it a new plant. Some species have however been given differing name due to very mark differences in the characteristics and this is especially true of the citrus family. My opinion though.
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by salam8528: 10:42am On Sep 12
so who made the species that where breaded?
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by Izabel(f): 10:46am On Sep 12
reterdeen:


When it comes to fruits and vegetables, we always tend to think all of them grew natural but is not every fruit, and vegetable we consume that are natural, somewhere man-made. When I say man-made, I don’t mean it was made by machine but rather a process known as selective breeding. Selective breeding is a process where plants with similar traits are replanted. Here is a list of five common fruits, and vegetables that we consider as natural but there are not.

Orange


Although there are many varieties of oranges in the world today, each variety can be traced back to the man-made hybrid made by crossing the pomelo with the mandarin. The pomelo as a bitter taste like the grapefruit, but the Mandarin is sweet. Many people tend to mistake the Mandarin as a variety of orange, but that’s wrong. Even though the mandarin has an orange color, it is not a variety, but rather an ancestor of the orange. There are many histories about the origin of the orange; however the most common of them is that the orange originated from Southern China.

Banana



Banana is one of my favorite food especially when it is eaten with groundnut on a sunny afternoon. However, the banana is a man-made hybrid of Musa acuminata a Musa balbisiana banana species. Musa balbisiania has a sweet taste but contains plenty of seeds while Musa acuminata has a very fleshy inside. Both bananas were crossbreed in the forests of southern Asia, but the resultant banana was sterile. When early humans found out about the hybrid, they learned they could replant the shoots to create new trees, so they engaged in selective breeding and planted banana with favorable traits. The result is the banana we all enjoy today. It may interest you to know that banana may go extinct if we stop planting them because they are not grown from seeds.

Tangelo



The delicious Tangelo is a man-made hybrid of the Pomelo and the tangerine. Tangelos are believed to have first appeared in the forests of South-East Asia about3,500 years ago when some certain insects cross-pollinated the Mandarin with a grape-like fruit. However, the modern tangelos are as a result of a selective breeding program that began in the 1800s. The tangelo got its name from the first three letters of the tangerine and last two letters of pomelo.

Carrot



The carrots we have today are orange, but do you know that carrots were naturally purple or white, and were inedible? The orange carrots we have today is a hybrid of the yellow carrot (a hybrid of the white carrot). The earliest-known edible carrots appeared in Persia during the 20 century. While some account stated it was white, some argued it was purple. Selective breeding continued to improve the flavor and color, this resulted in the changing of color from purple or white to yellow and to the orange we have today.

Strawberry



The modern strawberry is a man-made hybrid of a small wild strawberry. This little wild strawberry has a great flavor, aroma and shorter shelf life. Today’s strawberry came into limelight in France during the 18th century.

https://reterdeen.com/5-fruits-and-vegetables-you-did-not-know-were-man-made/

I learnt something new today
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by taretoofine: 11:09am On Sep 12
Musa left the gate for banana grin
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by daddy001: 12:52pm On Sep 12
shadrama:
if banana is man made, what of plantain.
Banana is a general name for Musa spp.
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by daddy001: 1:01pm On Sep 12
mank1234:
Very soon someone will come up with GOAT is man-made. Cross breeding or genetic modification is a more appropriate word to use.

You can't create a fruit out of nothing. You can only make one out of its kind. So to say orange, banana were created is wrong. Making a different specie doesn't make it a new plant. Some species have however been given differing name due to very mark differences in the characteristics and this is especially true of the citrus family. My opinion though.
Yeah,the Op is a commercial student (graduate). It's called genetic modification just like a white man marrying a black woman and they give birth to an half cast (cross breed)
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by Kolisky(m): 1:32pm On Sep 12
cheesy cheesy cheesy

Wow! Thanks for this. You did a great work
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by Blazebond(m): 1:41pm On Sep 12
Rubbish.
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by eni4real(m): 1:46pm On Sep 12
Pinkberry5:
Wawu, I never knew this.
This is useful knowledge. Thanks op.
Strawberry+ Pinkerton5(another fruity specie) = Pinkberry5!! kiss

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Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by gotnel: 3:10pm On Sep 12
The early men were very good at creating something to help them live a better life.
Creation is a process that continues in the world till now and for ever.
God bless the mind that makes things happen day in and day out.
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by OluwabuqqyYOLO(m): 3:49pm On Sep 12
marshalldgreat:
Wow
Hi. Do you have The Dark Child by Camara Laye?
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by marshalldgreat(m): 4:15pm On Sep 12
OluwabuqqyYOLO:

Hi. Do you have The Dark Child by Camara Laye?
No sir
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by 1Sharon(f): 6:08pm On Sep 12
Soneh:
BIG LIES. The banana that our ancestors have been feeding on long before even making contact with the Arabs and Europeans is what you're telling us was formed somewhere in Southern Asia. The white man would always want to change the narrative, they would want us to believe that that if not for Colonization Africans would still be running around in bushes butt Unclad feeding on raw meat.


Africans didn't domesticate any plants dear.

Read the book guns, germs and steel
Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by Gmajor(m): 6:24pm On Sep 12
femi4:
The banana myth is wrong. The early man lived in the forest with Monkeys and they both survived on bananas
Bananas have always existed. However, the banana that existed 1,000 years ago and the ones that exist today are quite different. Originally, banana had a lot of seeds (weird right). This was later improved on due to breeding.

It may also interest you to know that originally, most apple fruits were quite bitter and were used mainly for making ale and cider. The fact that most apples are sweet is due to human breeding endeavours.

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Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by Gmajor(m): 6:34pm On Sep 12
Opining that banana's would go extinct if man stopped planting them is quite fallacious.
Bananas produce a lot of suckers and can keep on reproducing even though they do not have seeds.

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Re: 5 Fruits And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-made by shadrama(m): 7:47pm On Sep 12
Simplecity:
grin grin ONLY GAWD KAN SAVE YOU!!!
amen bro, Amen grin grin

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