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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Papaya Sexual Types

Caption: Researchers analyzed the sex chromosomes of papaya, which can produce male, female and/or hermaphrodite flowers.

Credit: L. Brian Stauffer and Rishi Aryal

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