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Re: [nafex] FW: Assorted trivia


     My guess is that they are harvested a tad early for complete seperation of seed from cavity, for longer term storage.


"Lon J. Rombough" wrote:

I just got this note in a letter from a friend in England.  Does anyone know why this might be so?
-Lon Rombough
Grapes, unusual fruits, writing, consulting, more, at http://www.hevanet.com/lonrom

From: "Clive Simms" <clive_simms@lineone.net>
To: "Lon J Rombough" <lonrom@hevanet.com>
Subject: Assorted trivia
Date: Thu, Dec 7, 2000, 12:07 AM

Just heard on the radio...... why don,t Cox's Orange Pippin apples rattle anymore when shaken. This once used to be a clear sign of a ripe apple but alas no more. Any ideas?

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