Food Quiz

Pears

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1. What is the scientific term for pear?

A pear is a pomaceous fruit produced by a tree of genus Pyrus.

2. The pear belongs to the family ...

The pear belongs to the family rosaceae.

3. What is the estimated number of pear varieties?

The current number of pear varieties is estimated to 5000.

4. Besides the apple, the pear is related to which fruit?

A major relative of the pear (and thus the apple) is the quince.

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