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can growing fruit convert light into food
« on: February 01, 2012, 11:12:01 PM »
i know that primarily its the leaves that turn light into food for the tree but i was wondering if the growing fruit also benefit in anyway from being exposed to light (other than acquiring attractiive colors)

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Re: can growing fruit convert light into food
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2012, 12:00:36 AM »
i know that primarily its the leaves that turn light into food for the tree but i was wondering if the growing fruit also benefit in anyway from being exposed to light (other than acquiring attractiive colors)

Yes,

Have heard certain fruits like E. neonitida, don't taste good unless grown in FULL sun.

So yes the answer is yes. ;)

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Re: can growing fruit convert light into food
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2012, 12:36:54 AM »
i know that primarily its the leaves that turn light into food for the tree but i was wondering if the growing fruit also benefit in anyway from being exposed to light (other than acquiring attractiive colors)

Yes,

Have heard certain fruits like E. neonitida, don't taste good unless grown in FULL sun.

So yes the answer is yes. ;)

Yes

In case of akee the fruit benefits from light to make them edible, otherwise toxic.
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