The fruits and vegetables we are eating now are all species that have been improved by countless generations. As early as a thousand years ago, the original vegetables and fruits were very different from the present ...
] 1. Banana
Decades ago, a group of scientists finally found the oldest wild banana species in Papua New Guinea. This is the earliest wild banana that has been optimized and cultivated by humans. As shown in the figure below: the meat is small and hard, and the seeds are more (those holes are actually the horizontal section of banana seeds). If it is placed today, it is impossible to imagine that it can eat ~
This 17th -century oil painting, the watermelon in it is still a bit different (more like a close relative of winter melon).
There is also the sauce purple ~
The watermelon above is almost unintended compared with modern watermelon ... ..233
It is said that the eggplant was the earliest time! The picture below was the eggplant in Europe at that time, and it was not purple at first.
After many years of optimization and cultivation, the eggplant became what it is now. In addition, there are many varieties of modern eggplant.
It is said that this is the earliest carrot. Will you be hungry enough to eat tree roots to fill hunger?
As early as the 10th century AD, the Persians in Asia were eating, and then slowly introduced to Europe. For hundreds of years in Europe, the variety of carrots has been improved by European farmers. In the end, there was a modern red carrot.
The most amazing is corn, from the initial one almost almost almost The Mexican -classic plants that could not be eaten were cultivated. Natural corn, as shown in the figure, was cultivated by humans in 7000 BC, which looks like dried, similar to rice.