fruitlet


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fruitlet

(fro͞ot′lĭt)
n.
1. A small fruit.
2. Botany A single member of a multiple fruit.
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Pineapples are a composite of many flowers whose individual fruitlets fuse together around a central core.
MP: The cells that will become next year's fruit buds are beginning to form when you can see this year's fruitlets, which are baby apples just starting to form.
All strains caused symptoms showing disorders around wounds on fruitlets. After 24 h from fruit inoculations with strains of Pss deep black brown necroses were observed, while strain of P.
Effort 2 Remove mini fig fruitlets to allow more fruits to form and ripen in time for the end of next year.
Subsequent to full bloom period, fruitlets or fruits were counted in 16 different dates from 03 June to 10 November in the first year, and in 24 different dates from 03 June to 11 November in the second year.
MAKE sure fruit trees and bushes have enough water while the fruit is setting, or fruitlets are often shed.
Look For: Bright yellow-orange color, fragrant pineapple aroma, and a very slight separation of the eyes (the berry-like fruitlets that run in a spiral pattern on the skin).
M Westcott A Grease bands around apple trees are a method of stopping winter moth damage - these caterpillars eat the leaves and fruitlets.
If you are growing varieties with smaller fruits such as 'Ivory' or 'Ophelia' which are ideal for containers, you can leave around a dozen fruitlets on the plant.