TITLE

Hottest pepper on the planet -- Trinidad Moruga Scorpion

AUTHOR(S)
Bannister, Justin
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;2/14/2012, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article talks about the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion that has been identified as the world's new hottest pepper as of 2012, based on a study on super-hot chile varieties by the Chile Pepper Institute of the New Mexico State University (NMSU) in Las Cruces. According to institute director Paul Bosland, researchers were aimed at setting the average heat levels for these varieties. Other chile breeds, deemed to be among the hottest in the world, that were examined for this study are also cited.
ACCESSION #
72187575

 

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