Publication - Crop Profile for Greenhouse Pepper in Canada, 2014
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Crop Profile for Greenhouse Pepper in Canada, 2014
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The fruiting pepper, Capsicum annuum, is a member of the Solanaceae (nightshade) family. Peppers originated in Central and South America where numerous varieties have been cultivated for centuries. The cultivation of peppers spread throughout Europe and Asia after the 1500s. Although perennial in their native sites of origin, they grow as annuals in temperate climates.