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  • A range of apple varieties in boxes in a storage unit on shelves
    Rights: The University of Waikato Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato Published 25 May 2011 Size: 53 KB Referencing Hub media

    Humans have bred plants and animals selectively for thousands of years. Today’s apples are the result of selective breeding to improve flavour, texture, colour, storage and other traits. Here, apple varieties are being tested to see whether they can be stored for long periods without loss of quality.

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