The Difference Between a Peach and a Nectarine

Ever wonder what the difference between nectarines and peaches is? Food Editor Russ Parsons explains. For more on nectarines and peaches and how to cook with them go to:
The Difference Between a Peach and a Nectarine. Many people mistakenly believe that peaches and nectarines are two different types of fruit. However, the only genetic difference between peaches and nectarines is a single recessive gene. A tree that receives the recessive "g" gene from both parents results in nectarines. A tree that receives two...
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