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Posted on 22 April 2008 by

The Tomacco: One Simpsons Episode Comes to Life

TomaccoBy Vanessa Richins

If you are a Simpsons fan, you may have seen the episode where Homer Simpson crosses tomatoes and tobacco with the aid of plutonium.

The result was dubbed a “tomacco”. It tasted horrible, being loaded with nicotine, and produced instantaneous addiction.

While the fruit as envisioned on the show does not exist, this is closer to reality that you may have thought.

Tomatoes and tobacco are both members of the Solanaceae family, so they can be crossbred and grafted. The first successful “tomacco” plant was reported in Read the rest of this entry »


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