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Definition of breaker

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Definition as written by kurtwall:

Describes fruit that has just begun to ripen. In tomatoes, a breaker is just beginning to turn color and has blush of the new color at the blossom end. Some seed-savers consider seeds harvested from breakers to be higher quality seed stock that is more likely to germinate than seeds harvested from over-ripe fruit.

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