Peanut, also known as groundnut (Arachis hypogaea), is a crop of global
importance. ... The botanical definition of a "nut" is a fruit whose ovary wall
becomes very hard ..... Due to its h...
Some nuts are a fruit while others are a seed. So is a peanut a piece of fruit, and
a coconut a seed - The Fruit Pages.
Jun 30, 2011 ... Dr. George Washington Carver, considered the father of the peanut industry,
researched and developed more than 300 uses for peanuts in the ...
Surprising though it may be, the peanut is a vegetable and not a nut. It doesn't
grow on trees. It isn't harvested above ground. Instead, peanut pegs (where the ...
Apr 14, 2010 ... Most people know that peanuts are not nuts—they are members of the ... They're
just drupes in which we eat the seed inside the pit instead of the fruit! .... states
where science/knowledge in general is considered "deviltry"?
In botanical terms it is considered a legume, which is a fruit. In culinary terms it is
considered to be a plant cultivated for an edible part,.
Jan 20, 2014 ... Technically speaking, why is a peanut considered a legume and not a nut ...
Similarly, a tomato is a vegetable (culinary), fruit (botanical), and a ...
A drupe is a fruit with a hard stony covering enclosing the seed (like a peach or
olive) and comes from the word drupa meaning overripe olive. A coconut, and all
Mar 24, 2016 ... How Peanuts Grow. Georgia Peanut Farmers. Unlike most plants, the peanut
plant flowers above the ground, but fruits below ground.
Apr 7, 2011 ... Nuts are defined as a simple, dry fruit with one seed (very ... Peanuts, almonds,
pistachios, cashews, horse chestnuts and pine nuts are not nuts ...