Papaya: Causes, Symptoms, Prevention, Treatment, Remedies

PAPAYA: CAUSES, SYMPTOMS, PREVENTION, TREATMENT, REMEDIES

Papaya Fruit Information

Papaya

  • Papaya belongs to the family Caricaceae.
  • Its botanical name is Carica papaya.
  • Its tree is usually a single stem. This stem is 5 to 10 m tall.
  • The leaves of papaya tree are large. Its leaves are 50- 70 cm in diameter.
  • The tree is dioecious. Male and female flowers are separate.
  • It is rich in vitamin A and C.
  • The trees may be male or female or hermaphrodite. The male plant produces only pollen grains. Female plant produces fruit only after the pollination.
  • The fruits produced are inedible. Hermaphrodites can self-pollinate.
  • The male flowers with the stamen are fused with petals.
  • The female flowers have the superior ovary.
  • The fruit is a large berry.
  • In a 100-gram serving papaya, 43 calories are gained.
  • Fungi, viruses and pests can infect the plants.

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