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

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Effort 2 Remove mini fig fruitlets to allow more fruits to form and ripen in time for the end of next year.
Their tiny eggs hatch when the fruitlets are minuscule, and the larvae produce winding scars under the apple skin.
Pineapples are actually not just one fruit but a composite of many flowers whose individual fruitlets fuse together around a central core.
The pineapple is a tropical fruit which is not actually just one fruit but a composite of many flowers whose individual fruitlets fuse together around a central core.
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.
Another type of fruit is an aggregate fruit, which is comprised of a single receptacle (base of the flower) with masses of similar fruitlets (for example, blackberries and strawberries).
Thin bunches of grapes on vines by removing small, diseased or imperfect fruitlets along with any grapes which are causing overcrowding.
While Bramley growers are still waiting to judge the effect of the June drop, when orchards naturally thin themselves of fruitlets, there are already strong indications that the crop will be far larger than last year.
Q: Why is thinning the fruitlets early so important?
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).
Each hermaphroditic flower can produce two single-seeded, dry fruitlets comprising the schizocarp.
This means leaving an inch or so between each fruit, discarding smaller fruitlets.