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Q.Hi, Why Does The Quiescent Pod Fall Off?

Zone Trinidad and Tobago | Anonymous added on January 3, 2022 | Answered

Every time the flower opens and the fruit reaches the next stage it falls off. Initially I thought something was eating the fruit. But I placed a bag only to find that the pod once again fell off. Im not sure why this happens

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Answered on January 7, 2022

The closest plant to that name I found was Carapa guianensis, and not much about its problems. Premature fruit drop is usually caused by poor pollination, poor cultural practices, or pests and disease. Generally speaking, this article may help:


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