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 How many varieties of avocados are there?

Answer Worldwide, there are hundreds of varieties of avocados. About 95 percent of what people in the United States eat are Hass avocados. Each variety of avocado has unique characteristics, such as diffe... Read More »
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What are the dangers of replacing old varieties with new varieties using biotechnology?

Opinions on dangers of biotechnology There is a risk of narrowing the genetic pool so plants then become weaker over time. It can increase dependence on artificial fertilizers and pesticides. Some... Read More »
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Where did avocados come from?

Avocados are an ancient fruit. Speculation even exists that avocados were eaten by prehistoric animals and dinosaurs, primarily due to their large size. Modern-day history traces avocados to three ... Read More »
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Where do avocados come from?

Avocado fruits derive from the deciduous evergreen tree genus, Persea. Agriculturists believe avocados originated in southern Mexico in the 1600s. Avocado tree species grow throughout Polynesia, Au... Read More »
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Are avocados high in fat?

An avocado fruit itself is comprised of approximately 70 percent fat. One medium avocado weighing five ounces contains 22.5 grams saturated, polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fat. Based on United... Read More »
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