A nut is a fruit composed of a hard shell and a seed, which is generally edible. In
a general context, however, a wide variety of dried seeds are called nuts, ... Nuts
used for food, whether true nu...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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
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 ...
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
Chestnuts are the only cultivated and consumed nut that has vitamin C, about 40
mg per .... Longfellow was not the only name of note to mention the Chestnut.
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
Always read the entire ingredient label to look for the names of the tree nut(s) you
... But, there are many foods and products that are not covered by the law, so it is
... Bush nut. Butternut Cashew Chestnut Coconut* Filbert Ginko nut. Hazelnut