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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04 cm in diameter), with elongated red bracts (FAN1 54B), showing complete overlap in relation to the fruitlets (Tables 2 and 5).
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.
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.
If you are growing varieties with smaller fruits such as Ivory or "Ophelia" which are ideal for containers, you can leave a dozen fruitlets on the plant.
The model identified a period about one to three weeks after bloom, when an apple tree would be under carbon deficit due to the extreme demand of the excess number of young fruitlets.
This happens naturally as well - it's called June drop - but if you want bigger fruit, remove some of the smaller fruitlets.
Until now, our talking requests on our demands have been fruitlets.
When pollination is not performed manually or is not affected due to absence of a male palm in the vicinity, all the three unfertilized carpels tend to grow together forming three parthenocarpic fruitlets of small size (Fig.
Effect of thinning blossoms and fruitlets on growth and cropping of sunset apple.