Sterility and parthenocarpy in diploid hybrids of musa

  title={Sterility and parthenocarpy in diploid hybrids of musa},
  author={K. S. Dodds and Norman Willison Simmonds},
BANANAS can be divided into two groups according to the ways in which their fruit develop. In the one group—which contains all edible bananas—vegetative parthenocarpy occurs ; that is, an unpollinated ovary automatically grows into a fruit, of which the loculi are filled with edible pulp. In the following account, plants with this behaviour are called " parthenocarpic" or, alternatively, " edible." The majority of parthenocarpic (edible) bananas do not contain seed even after pollination, while… CONTINUE READING
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