babaco

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babaco

(ˈbæbəˌkəʊ; bəˈbɑːkəʊ)
n, pl -cos
1. (Plants) a subtropical parthenocarpic tree, Carica pentagona, originating in South America, cultivated for its fruit: family Caricaceae
2. (Plants) the greenish-yellow egg-shaped fruit of this tree, having a delicate fragrance and no pips
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Previamente, cultivos embriogenicos nucelares han sido inducidos en especies de citricos (Weathers y Calavan, 1959; Rangan et al., 1968); Mangifera indica (Litz, 1984; Litz et al., 1982), Carica pentagona (Vega de Rojas y Kitto, 1991) y Persea americana Mil!.