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Default ummm .. stupid ? .. if no seeds how hybrid ?

Just curious how this happens ?
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Default Re: ummm .. stupid ? .. if no seeds how hybrid ?

Originally Posted by amiart View Post
Just curious how this happens ?
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Default Re: ummm .. stupid ? .. if no seeds how hybrid ?

Parthenocarpy and sterility in bananas arent the same thing. Parthenocarpy is due to the p1,p2,p3 genes plus possibly others i guess. Plants that have these can still be slightly female or male fertile and crosses can be made.
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