While eating watermelons, all of us wish it was seedless. As a plant physiologist can you suggest any method by which this can be achieved. - Biology

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While eating watermelons, all of us wish it was seedless. As a plant physiologist can you suggest any method by which this can be achieved.

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Watermelons with no seeds are always preferable. Watermelons can be induced to produce seedless fruits by inducing parthenocarpy. Auxin and gibberellins can be sprayed on watermelon plants to achieve this.

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Chapter 15: Plant Growth and Development - Exercises [Page 89]

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NCERT Exemplar Biology Class 11
Chapter 15 Plant Growth and Development
Exercises | Q 17. | Page 89

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