1. a diminutive fruit, especially one that is part of a multiple fruit
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How To Use fruitlet In A Sentence

  • Each of these fruitlets in turn is ‘protected’ by little white sepals.
  • This is a composite fruit formed of 100-200 berry-like fruitlets fused together, giving its outside a tessellated appearance.
  • Although a higher proportion of fruitlets were thinned from the low-vigour vines after anthesis (data not shown), these vines still carried higher crop loads relative to total leaf area.
  • Eggs hatch by full bloom and nymphs feed on developing fruitlets though the petal fall period.
  • Pedicel CSA in fruitlets destined to abscind declined once symptoms of pending abscission became apparent.
  • If the first fruitlet is taken from the north side of a tree, choose the next fruitlet from the east, then south and so on.
  • In the bagged experiment, fruitlet formation was never observed, suggesting that no agamospermy takes place, and that pollination is critical for fruit set.
  • Apple scab over-winters on fallen leaves, codling moth caterpillars live in fallen apples and pear midge grubs live in fallen fruitlets.
  • The larvae are yellow-white in colour, up to 4mm long and found in cavities within distorted fruitlets.
  • As the number of king blossoms decreases, so will the average diameter of the fruitlet decrease.
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