#FactFridayonMCZ Edition 5.

On Fact Friday this week we share facts on the role Portuguese colonizers played in dispersing guava fruit to East Indies and how Asians adopted it as a crop. We share facts on when Lemon got introduced to Spain and North America, the person behind the description of the Grapefruit, reasons why Pear fruit isn’t as popular as apples and how coconut has a slight resemblance to the human / monkey face.

Did you know?

Portuguese colonizers were said to have carried the Guava fruit from the New World to East Indies while, Asians adopted it as a crop.

Did you know?

Lemon was introduced into Spain and North America between the years AD 1000 and 12000 and was later spread across Europe by the crusaders.

Did you know?

Grapefruit was first described by Griffith Hughes in the year 1750.

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The pear fruit is not as popular as the apples these days due to its shorter shelf life.

Did you know?

The coconut has a slight resemblance to a human face or a monkey head because of the three tiny indents on the hairy shell of the fruit.

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