Avocado

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Subject:
Botany
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Avocado

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In 1995 the avocado consuption was About 95% however now About 40.9% of American households consumed avocados.

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HistoryThe avocado tree is native to Mexico and Central America. It comes from Puebla Mexico. Avocado is a fruit not a vegetable. Avocados got their names from spanish explorers.

Geography & ScienceIt takes more than 2 years for an avocado to grow. The season that it grows in is spring during February through March.Avocados are best grown in Mediterranian Climates.

Water & NutritionThey need little water (5-20 Gallons at most)It takes 74.1 gallons of water to grow a pound of avocados in CaliforniaA single Avocado contains 21 Grams of Fat, 10 Milligrams of Sodium, 708 Milligrams of Potassium, and 2.9 Grams of Protein.

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Humans & EnviromentalAvocados are impacting the Chile Supply, Since the early 1990s, the number of acres planted with avocados has grown more than seven-fold in Chile, from around 9,000 acres in 1993 to 71,000 today. Farmers have seen water rates rise in the recent year it makes it harder for farmers as the prices are going up.

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