What Are Fruits? Alex Wilson , Erin Arms, and Tsung-Chi Chen
Nix v. Hedden (1893) • Tariff Act of March 3rd 1883 • Tax on imported vegetables but not fruit • Is a tomato a fruit or vegetable?
Fruits vs. Vegetables • Part of the plant that has seeds (or would have seeds) • Develop from the carpel (pistil) and other associated parts • Everything else that is edible • Leaves (blade + petiole) • Roots • Stems (tubers + shoots) • Flowers
Pumpkins • Specially bred winter squash • Members of the Genus Curcurbita • Cucurbitapepo, Cucurbitamixta, Cucurbita maxima, and Cucurbitamoschata • Family Cucurbitaceae
Sunflower and Safflower Helianthus annuusCarthamustinctorius