Tomato: 12 Things You Should Know

The tomato is native to South America. One species, Solanum lycopersicum, was transported to Mexico where it was grown and consumed by Mesoamerican civilizations, like the Mayans, who developed the larger furrowed fruits. Aztecs and other peoples in the region used the fruit in their cooking; it was cultivated in southern Mexico and...

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