Chinese pear


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Pyrus calleryana "Chanticleer" is a gorgeous deciduous tree, commonly known as the Chinese pear.
While pearwood is the common term for commercial and veneer, especially in the United States, other names include: wild pear and choke pear, alligator pear, dogwood pear, Chinese pear, white pear, Nigerian pear, elsbeere, and "native" pear, which grows in western Australia.
There is always an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables in the farm shop ranging from the everyday lettuce, tomatoes, carrots and potatoes to the more unusual Romanesque cauliflower, celeriac, Jerusalem artichokes, Chinese pears and star fruit, to name but a few.
For example, how Central American countries have dealt with the risk of mad cow disease, Madagascar with African swine fever, Australia with Chinese pears, the United States with salmonella in eggs -- these and other topics were discussed at a recent WTO workshop.

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