Chapter 21. The Tradition of Fruits

  1. Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat

Published Online: 6 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305135.ch21

A History of Food

A History of Food

How to Cite

Toussaint-Samat, M. (2009) The Tradition of Fruits, in A History of Food, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305135.ch21

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181198

Online ISBN: 9781444305135



  • apple of Eden, apricot;
  • grafting, allowing gardener to combine a robust stock;
  • dessert apples;
  • Starkimson, a mutation of a group of Red Delicious varieties;
  • cider-making is usually a small-scale business;
  • Winter pears, in an ozone-laden atmosphere


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Table of Production of Apples in EC Countries, 1982–3