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Chestnut

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The chestnut group is a genus (Castanea) of eight or nine species of deciduous trees and ... Chestnuts should not be confused with horse chestnuts (genus Aesculus), ... The name "chestnut"...

Is a Chestnut a Nut? - Peanut Allergy

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Feb 20, 2014 ... It is true that a chestnut is a nut. On the other hand, there are other foods called " chestnuts" that are not. If you have an allergy to tree nuts, you ...

Is 'chestnut' a 'nut'? | Allergy Foodie: Thrive with top 8 food allergies!

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Oct 22, 2011 ... I remember coming across a calcium-rich grain called Ragi in India. ... As stated in the FAAN website, 'The water chestnut is not a nut; it is an ...

Chestnut | Define Chestnut at Dictionary.com

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Chestnut definition, any of the several deciduous trees constituting the genus ... 1350-1400; 1880-85 for def 6; earlier chesten nut, Middle English chesten, Old ... but probably both places are named for the trees, not the other way around, and ...

horse chestnut Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...

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The name hippocastanum is thought to refer to the horse chestnut's ability to heal horses ... The fruit of the horse chestnut is a dark brown smooth-surfaced nut ... Chinese herbalists consider horse chestnut to be a part of treatment not only for ...

Nuts and Seeds - Ingredients Descriptions and Photos - An All ...

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The Brazil nut tree produces a large round or pear-shaped fruit with an outer skin, ... The so-called seeds aren't really seeds, but the fruit of the 2 foot high Carum carvi ... (Cashews) The cashew tree is relatively small, usually not growing over ... The fruit of the chestnut tree is prickly and contains two or three chestnuts; t...

Nut Growing: Nut Species

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This native species is the most dependable nut plant for Illinois. ... So-called hardy northern pecans are native to the bottom lands in southern Illinois along ... should be grown in areas where chestnuts were not native to avoid Chestnut blight.

New Zealand Chestnut Council - fact sheet

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The chestnut is probably the most important nut crop found throughout the ... pests and diseases (such as chestnut blight and gall wasp) which would not only ... The large edible seeds are called chestnuts and are produced annually on the  ...

chestnut | plant | Britannica.com

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Plants commonly called chestnut but not of the genus Castanea are the cape ... called marrons, come from varieties developed to produce one large nut in the ...

A Guide for Successfully Growing Nut Trees: Chestnuts

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Oct 12, 2014 ... The Chestnut section of Nut Growers Guide provides Knowledge necessary ... The genetics of this male sterility is not understood; sometimes fertility is ... " Named cultivars" are grafted clones of trees whose characteristics are ...

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Nut Photos - Wayne's Word

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In chestnuts (Castanea) and beech (Fagus) the involucre is spiny, while in filberts and ... Unfortunately it does not use the term "nut" as a distinct fruit type. ... Fruits with a distinct endocarp layer surrounding the seed are called drupes.

QI: Quite interesting facts about nuts - Telegraph

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Apr 7, 2011 ... Warning: may not contain any actual nuts Photo: Tony Rolls/Alamy ... Peanuts, almonds, pistachios, cashews, horse chestnuts and pine nuts are not nuts. ... Their name in Old English, walhnutu, meant “foreign nut”, from wealh ...

Horse-Chestnut

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The name Horse-chestnut, hyphenated here to avoid confusion with the true chestnuts ... the word "horse" originally meant strong or powerful, and does not here refer to ... The fruit is a rich glossy brown to blackish-brown nut 2–5 cm diameter, ...