1.The first potatoes were cultivated in Peru about 7000 years ago.
2.Most of the flowers have patterns of lines on their petals this act as a guide for insects to move toward the glands which produce nectar. Generally these glands are the base of the petals. Some of the flowers display these patterns in the UV rays they reflect.
3.The first diesel engine ran on peanut oil.
5.There is a flower called the scarlet Pimperndel that can forecast the weather. If the flower is closed up rain will come and if it is opened up the day will be sunny. It is also called “the poor man’s weather glass. 6.Ingredients in pine apple might cause an abortion if eating during pregnancy.
7.The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as substitute for blood plasma.
8.Small pockets of air inside cranberries cause them to bounce and float in water.
9.Peanuts are one of the ingredients in dynamite. 10.80% percent of the earth’s original forests have been cleared or destroyed.
11.Cricket bats are made of a tree called willow & Baseball bats are made out of wood of tree called Hickory.