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Explain how false, true and parthenocarpic fruits are different from each. Give one example of each.

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(i) True fruit : It is the fruit which develops only from the ovary part of  flower.  e,g., maize, wheat. 

(ii) False fruit  : It is the fruit which develops from ovary but in addition, other parts of the flower-like thalamus, calyx or corolla also take part in fruit formation e.g., apple, strawberry. 

(iii) Parthenocarpic fruits : These are the fruits which develop without the act of fertilization. e.g., Banana.

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