Varieties and useful properties of tomatoes
Tomato (or tomato, as it is historically known) has many varieties. Despite the huge number of years, during which it is grown all around the world, there is still no definite opinion about its definition. For example, some call tomato a vegetable, the latter argue that it is a fruit, others dismiss altogether, calling it a berry.
To date, there are several classifications of tomato.
Among them, the leader is the one suggested by the name of the breeder Russian Brezhnev. It is conventionally divided the tomatoes into the following types: Peruvian, hairy and ordinary. Modern scholars have slightly modified it by replacing the hairs currant tomato. As for grades, they differ in three parameters: the rate of maturation, the method of use and the type of growth in the bush.
The most high-quality varieties of tomatoes include Tsifomandru. His shrubs are quite high, and the roots – very powerful. Sami tomatoes have a slightly elongated shape and painted in a nice red color to the human eye. It is the fruit of Tsifomandry recommended salads and cooking juices, as they are meaty and incredibly sweet. Tomatoes small sizes are great for conservation.
Persimmon variety of tomato got its name because of the resemblance to the eponymous berry. The fruits of his painted in bright orange, have a fleshy and rich. Persimmon bushes can grow up to five feet. These tomatoes are also often used in salads.
Angolan tomatoes (they are often called in the home because of the similarity of cream forms) have a pleasant taste so pronounced that they often use in their pure form. Due to its small size and convenient form Angolan tomatoes are ideal for preservation. Their bushes reach five feet, and at one such plant can produce up to seven kilograms of tasty and healthy crop.
Of course, the beneficial properties of tomatoes can not be avoided
These fruits contain many vitamins (A, D, K, E), iodine, magnesium, iron, zinc, manganese, glucose, fructose. It has long been known as active tomatoes antioxidants. They are recommended to include in a regular diet of people suffering from cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and obesity. Facials with the addition of pulp have a rejuvenating and firming effect.