fruits facts Selected as the most interesting among botany related questions in Botany quiz Which trophy has a pineapple on its top?Wimbledon Trophy. Pineapple sits atop the Wimbledon cup as an outdated symbol of luxury. Back in 17th-century England pineapples were one of the most sought-after commodities, and thus the pineapple achieved a social status.Created by: globalquiz.orgtennis facts » Which acid causes the sourness of green apples?Malic acid is more sour than citric acid, and is the source of extreme tartness in so-called extreme candy. Malic acid occurs naturally in all fruits and many vegetables.Created by: Kasiasweets facts » How is the soilless cultivation of plants called?Hydroponics is a subset of hydroculture and is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil. Terrestrial plants may be grown with their roots in the mineral nutrient solution only or in an inert medium, such as perlite or gravel.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykcrops facts » What fruit is that?Cocoa. A cocoa pod (fruit) has a rough, leathery rind about 2 to 3 cm thick filled with sweet, mucilaginous pulp with a lemonade-like taste enclosing 30 to 50 large seeds. The seeds are are the basis of chocolate.Created by: globalquiz.orgplants facts » What is the name of this fruit?Rambutan. The rambutan (/ræmˈbuːtən/; taxonomic name: Nephelium lappaceum) is a medium-sized tropical tree in the family Sapindaceae. The name also refers to the edible fruit produced by this tree.Created by: Anna Polowczykfood facts » What kind of fruit is on the photo?The Cherimoya is an edible fruit-bearing species of the genus Annona, which generally is thought to be native to Ecuador, Colombia, Peru and Bolivia. Some characterize the fruit flavor as a blend of banana, pineapple, papaya, peach, and strawberry. Cherimoya seeds, which are inside the fruit, are poisonous if crushed open. It contains 15% of sugar and vitamin C.Created by: Katarzyna DąbrowskaSouth America facts » What kind of genus does gooseberry belong to?Ribes grossularia, commonly referred to simply as gooseberry, can be crossed with other currants. Quite a popular hybrid is a cross with blackcurrant, called currants.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskabotany facts » How many types of blackberries are growing in Poland?50-90. The blackberry system is extremely complex, because they can reproduce asexually, creating numerous apomictions. There is a separate scientific specialization in the field of blackberry taxonomy (including raspberries) - batology.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskanature facts » Play botany quiz and see all the questions.