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Grape ( Vitis vinifera)
Family: Vitaceae (only edible of it family)
60 species can interbreed
Wild: Middle East
Where we get: Ca
Domestication
Making grape bigger, sweeter
Can eat the wild one

Item of interest
Grape are vine plant, grow on support
Grape vine use tendril to climb, GENE MUTATION tendril turns to fruit
Lose leaf in winter (deciduous)
Fruit result from pollinated flower
Dormant in winter
Transposable element jumping (convert the purple grape to white grape)
Grape produce today are via cutting (clone) vegetative propagation
Oldest wine found in London 1679
(300+ years ago)

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