fruitlet


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a diminutive fruit, especially one that is part of a multiple fruit

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The photosynthesis inhibitor metamitron is an effective fruitlet thinner for 'Gala' apple in the warm climate of Israel.
Pineapples are a composite of many flowers whose individual fruitlets fuse together around a central core.
Q: Why is thinning the fruitlets early so important?
Delay of early fruitlet abscision by Branco girdling in Citrus coincides with previous increases in carbohydrate and gibberelin concentrations.
Fruitlet age and inflorescence characteristics affect the thinning and the increase in fruitlet growth rate induced by auxin applications in citrus.
For total cover, this should be done six times a year: firstly, at bud burst, then, green cluster, and pink bud, but NOT at blossom time, then after most petals have fallen, and twice during fruitlet formation in mid-June and early July.
M Westcott A Grease bands around apple trees are a method of stopping winter moth damage - these caterpillars eat the leaves and fruitlets.