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tree tomato

1. an arborescent shrub, Cyphomandra betacea or C. crassifolia, native to South America but widely cultivated, bearing red egg-shaped edible fruit: family Solanaceae
2. the fruit of this plant
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These farmers grew a wide array of crops and varieties, including garlic, onions, beans, carrots, tamarillo, passion fruit, and flowers.
Studying the effect of combining two nonconventional treatments, gamma irradiation and the application of an edible coating, on the postharvest quality of tamarillo (Solanum betaceum Cav.) fruits.
(iii) The set of greater associativity is structured as A = {Tomato, White Onion, Tamarillo, Carrot, Broccoli} Figure 4.
This year, the Serious Foodie introduced its new line of products using New Zealand's super fruit, the tamarillo. The tamarillo, also known as the "tree tomato," is rich in antioxidants, potassium and vitamins.
Protective Effects of Tamarillo (Cyphomandra betacea) Extract against High Fat Diet Induced Obesity in Sprague-Dawley Rats.
REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY AND ARTIFICIAL POLLINATION OF THE TAMARILLO (Cyphomandra betacea (Cav.) Sendt)
He served it with a jam of tamarillo (fruit from Peru) and crispy tapenade.
Here again, produce is sourced as locally and sustainably as possible - from vegetables, including the indigenuous tree tomato (tamarillo) grown on-site that lends itself perfectly to a refreshing lunchtime sorbet, and the excellent cheese that comes from a nearby farm, to the camp manager even having his own beehive to produce honey in-house.