Frost damage to frost-sensitive plants can easily be mistaken for an infectious disease. See: Physiologic disorder. Fruit

In its wide botanical sense, a fruit is any ripened ovary, or group of ovaries, and the associated tissues. More generally, the term is restricted to those fruits, which offer a reward, in the form of sweetness and food, to animals that eat the fruit and unconsciously spread the seed, often in feces, which are deposited far from the parent plant. The production of true seed in fruit, often as a result of cross-pollination, is an essential aspect of plant breeding. In a culinary context, savoury fruits (e.g., tomato, cucumber, peppers, egg plant) are called vegetables, and sweet vegetables (e.g. rhubarb) are called fruits.

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