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The opening of an anther, fruit or sporangium at maturity to release its contents (pollen, seeds or spores).
A plant, usually a fruit tree, whose branches are trained horizontally and flat against a wall or other framework.
An insect of the order Hymenoptera. They're considered a pest in the summer when they feed on ripe fruit.
A seed-bearing, fleshy fruit that's produced after flowering. While many berries provide valuable food, some species produce inedible and poisonous berries.
1) An alternative term for the flower of a plant.2) Refers to the powder-like coating produced on the leaves, stems, flowers or fruit of certain plants.
A space-saving plant, usually a stone fruit, with its growth restricted to one unbranched stem, which my be trained vertically or at an angle.
A fruit with a stone, which protects its seed and a fleshy layer within an outer skin, eg, peach, apricot.
1) A pod. A dry open fruit containing one or more seeds, such as the pea or bean. 2) A member of the family Leguminosae.
A plant that's unable to produce fruit without the pollen of another. A plant that cannot be fertilised by its own pollen.
1) Barren. Incapable of producing fruit, seeds or spores.2) Aseptic, as in sand, vermiculite, perlite etc, which has been heat treated to remove all harmful living organisms.