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Parent Category: Fruits and Vegetables
A tomato is a red fruit popular in many cuisines worldwide. The United States recognizes the ingredient as a vegetable but because of its seeds, many consider it a fruit.

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One suggestion:It's probably best to drive your stakes when you plant your tomato plants to prevent root damage once they've began growing good.  Drive the stake into the ground 3 to 6 inches away from the tomato plant. Be sure to drive them far enough into the ground that they are stable and …
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Answer Tomatoes should be bought in the spring pre-grown at any plant nursery. Transfer them to soil and place a wire cage around them. This is to help support the plant more than to keep critters out. If you want a better quality tomato, trim the stems near the bottom of the plant. This will a…
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If you want to grow good tomatoes u first have to eat the seeds and then rape a girl then make love to your mum.
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Environmental stress from bouts of cool rainy weather, herbicide damage, severe pruning, sucking insects and viruses tend to cause tomato leaves to curl. Yo-yo watering and severe pruning may cause a tomato plant temporarily to develop thick, leathery leaves that curl upwards. In this case, the plan…
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Causes of Tomato Leaf Curl Tomato leaf curl can be caused by a variety of things of which bugs (usually aphids) are only one. Look at the underside of the leaves that are curling. If you don't see aphids, it will either be normal for the leaves to curl or you have a fungus/viral problem. Tom…
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What you need: 1/2 tomato, 1/4 white onion, 1/2 cup tomato-vegetable juice cocktail, salt and pepper to taste, What you do: Puree the tomato and onion (easy to do with a blender). Transfer the mixture to a small saucepan. Stir in the vegetable juice and add salt and pepper according to taste. Bring …
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I get a can of Campbells Tomato soup, and follow the instructions on the back. I use milk, not water. It's very easy, and all you'll need is a saucepan and a stove. You can add pepper or grated cheese or oyster crackers, whatever way you like it. You can dunk bread in it, so that you fill up more…
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The value of a Campbell's tomato soup mug will vary depending on the picture on the mug. Campbell's soup mugs have a value range between eight and twenty dollars.
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Plant them in the ground, outside, when the ground temperature reaches a consistent 65 degrees. Anything less may stunt the plant. Peppers may need even it even warmer. Note that by "ground temperature" we mean literally the temperature of the dirt, which is why container and raised bed tomatoes wil…
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Not all tomatoes are red you can grow yellow ones the color shows they are ripe. The ones that are red contain a chemical called licopene.Licopene gives red colour to tomatoes which is carotenoid. It is like beta and alpha carotene which is present in carrots.
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throu out the growing season, let's say you started your tomato plant on the date of April 12th. Well I would let my tomato grow three weeks befor i gave it any firtilizer. then after the first feeding i would firtilize the tomato plant twice a month. Or once depends on the grower. Tomatoe plants ne…
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This can be a difficult question to answer because I don't know which zone you are in. I am experimenting with upside down tomatoes this year (2007) and I am in zone 7. We have had little rain this year ( i don't think rain matters though because there is such a small area in the top of the bucket, …
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Quote from the Related Link: 1613, from Hindi dungri "coarse calico," from the name of a village, now one of the quarters of Bombay. Note: Hindi is a language spoken in India. See the Related Link.
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To a gardner from a gardner NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IF you do that your tomato bulbs wont look their best or grow as big. You should not put anything but water and sunshine on them and some miricle grow. :) FROM A FARMER... farmers use auxine spray which is a plant hormone to help tomat…
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Fresh is better than cooked Anything in its green state is better for you as you get the full benefit of the trace elements contained in the vegetable. When you boil the vegetable, you dilute and remove most of the goodness out of it. Steaming veggies is better, but still not as good as …
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ANSWER:The hookworm, or tobacco worm. Its green and yellow, about 2-4 inches in length and can be rid of easily with a pair OS scissors. Just cut him in half and let him fall and decompose.
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You will first have to remove the white paint. Use a paint thinner to help you get the paint off. Then you will want to use a light sandpaper and smooth the wood of the vanity. You can then apply the dark stain. The final touch is to apply a clear sealer and then lightly sand it.
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The deep red colour that is present in tomatoes, pink grapefruit, guava and watermelon is caused by lycopene, a carotenoid. Other carotenoids include beta-carotene and alpha-carotene, which give carrots their orange colour. Carotenoids are fat soluble and so in the human body are found in fatty tis…
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Blossom End Rot (BER) I believe it is called Blossom End Rot (BER) and is caused by a lack of Calcium. It can be due to either shallow or insufficient watering, or a deficiency of Calcium in the soil. The recommendation seems to be using a layer of mulch to prevent premature drying of your soil a…
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Yes they do
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Home canned goods can be safely kept until the lid starts to rust or the seal is broken, but really should be used before the next harvest. Commercially canned stuff usually carries a best-by date. I wouldn't use it much past 6 months later.
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my answerbecause that's the way they were made and they started out green until they were fully grown and rippended and then they turnded red.  THE RIGHT ANSWER:Its because even though the tomato is fully grown, the seeds are still young, thus green. Over time they will turn brown.  The …
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Answer salt pepper and a touch of olive oil put it on at 200 degrees for 45 mins could also try topping it with fresh basil and mozzerella
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Drop the fresh tomato into a pot of boiling water for one minute then remove the tomato. The skin should come right off
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Depends where in the world you are. The list of pests include, flea beetles, grasshoppers, spider mites, Colorado potato beetles, thrips and root weevils. Aphids. Blister beetles that eat leaves. Tomato hornworm and fruitworm. Take a sample of the damaged plant to your garden centre will advise how …
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Tomato Powder Dry them thoroughly in open sun. When they are completely free from wetness and odor, powder them in a blender. You could also use a dehydrator to dry the tomatoes.
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ANSWER:Try hanging those little Christmas ornaments up. Birds are attracted to the color red and just peck at it enough to ruin the harvest. The fake bulbs are eye candy to them.
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Place them into boiling water for 10 to 15 min, [called blanching] place in ice water, drain, then place on a cookie sheet. Freeze the tomatoes. (This will prevent them from freezing together.) When they are completely frozen, place in a freezer bag and store in the freezer.
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Tomatoes don't take to extremesIf the weather has been extremely hot they are late in ripeningTry to cover your tomatoes with a light weight veggie gardencover sold at most gardening centers Tomatoes don't likeextreme temperatures
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The variety ,if you are not getting tomatos and or blooms, the plants will need more water Answer Tomatoes will not grow or set fruit if the weather is very hot - above 90F for an extended period of time. Cut off top shoot once at desired height.This shoot is the top of the top of the plant.
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Many fruits have citric acid such as citrus fruits (lemon, lime, orange, grapefruit) as well as kiwi fruit, pineapple and tomatoes.
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They usually ripen from mid summer to early autumn.
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Answer 1 I suspect that there could be several reasons, but the one I've heard most often, including from our local Agriculteral Extention agent, is too much watering during high heat conditions. Answer In particular, the problem occurs with uneven watering. If you don't water them much for …
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A tomato is botanically a fruit but was defined by the US Congress in the 1800's as a vegetable so that it could be taxed. Their reasoning was that they are used as vegetables for culinary purposes. It is a red fruit with seeds and similar to strawberries and other red fruits with seeds.
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One bushel of fresh tomatoes weighs 53 pounds and yields about 18 quarts of canned tomatoes. Therefore, about 3 pounds of fresh tomatoes makes 1 qt of canned tomatoes.
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Yes. Tomatoes contain small amounts of citric acid. In connection to citric intolerance you may be able to use some organic based canned products as they do not contain additives that may raise the levels or citric acid contained within the product.
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That would depend on the size of the tomato. If it is large enough, then it may take only 1 to equal 1 lb.
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They grow on a stalk
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Tomatoes are native to Mexico and South America so they are a warm weather crop or have to be grown in a hot house in colder areas. Today, they are grown in CA, Italy, Mexico, South America, and other warm areas.
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The exact date that people started to use crystals is unknown. However, some of the earliest documentation about it is from ancient Egypt.
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Ripening tomatoes Place them in a paper bag or even just a bowl with fruit that is already ripe such as bananas, apples and other tomatoes. This allows the ethylene naturally produced by ripe fruit to ripen the others. This is preferable to the artificial ripening done commercially with ethylen…
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6 weeks to fifty years. I planted tomato seeds inside my home in a 5 gallon bucket in some good old Ga Red clay mixture. They grew well for two weeks and three times disappeared. After a month I found the pot has some big old white grub worms eating my plants. I didn't sterilize the soil used from …
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The simple answer is that it is one of natures ways of ensuring propagation of a species.. The tastier a fruit is, the moe likely something or someone is to carry it away from the tree, thus insuring the seed within the fruit falls further away from the tree, and thus spreads.. Of course, with hum…
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it all depends on the plant,some take longer wthen others
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Peas like cool temperatures and will germinate in 2 weeks if conditions are ideal.
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The Aztecs began growing the tomato for food around 500 B.C. Hernan Cortes was the first European to bring the tomato to Europe in the 16th century.
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Answer:Yes. They can be boiled, fried, baked, blanched, grilled and just about any other method you can think of. They can be cooked with almost any savoury recipe.
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Answer Gymnosperms are non flowering plants. Angiosperms are flowering plants, and tomatoes produce fruit that develop from a flower so therefore they are angiosperms.
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seeds? seedlings? fruit? in which country? which variety?
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lots of dairy products
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depends how you care for it and which plant it is
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mine took a three four days and it was a good inch
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Answer The best thing to do is to let it boil with an open lid. Another thing you could do is to put NO MORE than 1 tablespoon of flour in a small glass and mix it VERY VERY WELL with a little water before adding it to the sauce. Answer You could also add tehina paste. But be aware that this …
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Answer Add some brown sugar or you could use white - if for some reason you have neither you could even use some honey. Sweeten to your taste. Bitterness or sour taste is caused by the acid in tomatoes. Sugar masks the taste but does not lessen it. A small amount of baking soda will neutralize t…
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Answer One raw potato, whole, and peeled. Cook it in and remove before serving. Answer The raw potato, peeled and thickly sliced (more surface area) and cooked in helps. (Remove before serving.) Other than that, it's about hiding or diluting the salt. It's kinda hard to hide salt in gravey, …
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Answer The acid in the tomato juice neutralizes the chemicals used to produce the odor by the skunk's butt!
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The original varieties of tomatoes came from South America and Central America. The modern varieties were developed in Europe after they were brought there in the 16th century, and in Asia where they were carried by Spanish explorers.
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Depends on entirely on the type of plant; annuals will go from seed to flower in anything between 8 and 12 weeks. Pernnial plants can literally take a lifetime before they flower - some up to 80 years from the time they germinate. Some plants have a life span of a few days and other can live for…
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ANSWER: A tiny tomato haves 16 or less or possibly more a big tomato haves more than 50.That question can not be answer every tomato has a different number of seeds
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Because of the presence of lycopene.
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Answer People never put pigs feet in sause. Well we do that in malaysia.
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It tales about 3-6 weeks to grow into a big corn plant.
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Citric acid is highest. Also are malic, oxalic, succinic, glycolic, tartaric, phosphoric, hydrochloric, sulphuric, fumaric, pyrrolidinonecarboxylic and galacturonic acids.
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1Turn on the stove and begin boiling water. Prepare an ice bath high enough to cover the tomato. Step2 Clean the tomato of any debris and remove the tomato stem by twisting it off.Step3 Score the bottom of the tomato with a paring knife. Do this by cutting an x on the bottom of the tomato. This wil…
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They all show the following characteristics of life: Movement Reproduction Sensitivity Control their internal condition Respiration Excretion Nutrition Growthbreathing
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Because carrots vary in mass, there can be more calories in a bigger carrot than in a smaller carrot; therefore, you might want to look at ounces of carrot rather than a number of carrots
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The tomato is part of multicellular organism and thus not a homogeneous chemical representable by a single molecular formula. That being said a tomato contains molecules such as vitamin C (ascorbic acid) by the formula C6H6O6.
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They are a vegetable
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Your body can use fat stored in fat cells for engery, and if it really needs to it is able to break down your muscles for engery. So I would say that yes, your body can eat itself in a manner of speaking.
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Some types of tomato are cherry tomatoes, globe tomatoes, and heirloom tomatoes. Roma tomatoes and pear tomatoes are two other varieties of tomatoes.
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Melonphobia is the fear of fruit.
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No. Tomatoes grow on plants that can be short, or sprawling bushes that are usually staked.
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The scientific name for tomato is Lycopersicon esculentum.
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They are round and red and is usually brigh red and is a fruit
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Yes.
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It is a canned tomato product where the tomatoes were cooked with onion and celery and sometimes spices before canning.
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the country that grows the most tomatoes is Florida and its a proven fact
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genetically modified tomatoes are exactly what the name implies i.e tomatoes which have been genetically modified. if you want to know what genetic modification is you should not have said your question is different then "what is a genetically modified organism" to my knowledge there are no commerc…
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yes i asked my local vet, he said that the the skin and seeds can cause damage to the toe nails and sometimes disease to the roof of their mouth. my friends dog had many cases of stomach infections and had a serious case of hepititis g which only occurs in dogs all from one harmless tomato.
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Some people are allergic, some people get heart burn from them, and some people do not like the taste. but it is a healthy FRUIT and is good for Ur body x.
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Tomatoes are mashed and then most of the moisture is taken out, along with the seeds. What is left, without the water, is a thick, red condensed tomato paste.
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Green tomatoes can be fried with parsley to make a good accompaniment for starchy foods. They also give extra flavor to grilled meats.
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I expect you would be comfortable with an estmate for this weight, which undoubtedly varies from batch to batch. Here's one estimate: tomato is a watery fruit whose density is not much greater than that for water. Let's call this 1.2 gm/cc Using SI terms for convenience, a 1 foot cube amounts to 3…
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Wash your tomatoes. Dip them in boiling water for 30 to 60 seconds or until the skins split. Remove them from the boiling water and immediately put them into cold water. Slip off the skins and remove the cores. Leave whole or cut into halves. Put the tomatoes in a large saucepan and heat to boiling,…
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Put mothballs around your tomato plants
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One of the best is cherry or grape tomatos
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I prune back my tomatoes but I keep the top three sections of leafs to give some shade to the plant. If you keep your tomato plants pruned back, you will yield more tasty tomatoes.
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it was invented in 1867.the inventor heinz.
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the tomato is come from a seed and grow up then it will turn back to tomato^^
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60-90 days
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Green tomatoes are very good for you.
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Use up to one tablespoon of cocoa powder to neutralize the flavor. The cocoa powder will offset the tomato flavor.
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Yes, Rao's Canned Tomatoes are from the San Marzano region! http://www.raos.com/importedcanneditaliantomatoes.aspx Matthew Mohr Director of Ecommerce Rao's Specialty Foods, Inc.
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The Europeans thought that the tomato was poisonous, because they looked like the wolf peach.
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