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  • From: Joe Hecksel <>
  • To: North American Fruit Explorers <>
  • Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Interesting article on "suicide tree"
  • Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 13:08:11 -0500

An Indian tree with poisonous fruit is used by more people to commit suicide than any other plant in the world and has a barely-investigated role in murder, French and Indian scientists say.


"a few kernels are mixed with food containing plenty of chillies to cover the bitter taste

Is it safe to presume that breeding work to improve the flavor is proceeding slowly.

Tongue in cheek

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