Tuesday, 29 May 2018
quote [ Potatoes have strong genetic ties to tomatoes and eggplants. But their more distant cousins include tobacco, chili peppers, deadly nightshade, and the hallucinatory drug-producing flower, datura.
Conventional breeding, the simple act of crossing one existing plant with another, can produce all sorts of unexpected and dangerous results. ]
Toxic chips! Found this while looking up potato poisoning on the beans article.
midden said @ 11:56pm GMT on 29th May