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It is necessary to go back about 7000 years to discover the ancestor of the apple that we know today.PHOTO: Radio Canada

For thousands of years, humans have been growing apples and modifying them. Thanks to various crossings, the apple of today is very different from the ancestral apple. We are looking for a fruit that is less acidic, larger and sweeter. And this evolution is not about to stop!

To discuss it, Benoît Livernoche produced a report for La Semaine verte which will be broadcast on the show this Saturday September 17 at 5 p.m. and this Sunday September 18 at 12:30 p.m.