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Why are there so many types of apples? - Theresa Doud

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Have you ever walked into a grocery store and wondered where all the varieties of apples came from? You might find SnapDragon, Pixie Crunch, Cosmic Crisp, Jazz, or Ambrosia next to the more familiar Red Delicious and Granny Smith. So why are there so many types? Theresa Doud describes the ins and outs of breeding apples.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Theresa Doud
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Director Tea Stražičić
  • Animator Tea Stražičić
  • Producer Draško Ivezić
  • Composer Jure Buljević
  • Sound Designer Jure Buljević
  • Narrator Julianna Zarzycki

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