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caprifig

(kăp`rəfĭg'): see figfig,
name for members of the genus Ficus of the family Moraceae (mulberry family). This large genus contains some 800 species of widely varied tropical vines (some of which are epiphytic); shrubs; and trees, including the banyan, the peepul, or bo tree, and the
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In vitro propagation of caprifig and female fig varieties (Ficus carica L.) from shoot-tips.
Fortunately for the rest of us, there's a third type of fig, the common fig, that doesn't need caprifigs, wasps, or even pollination at all to set fruit.
In this research, Hardwood cuttings of 4 uniferous (one production per year) fig cultivars ("Bayoudhi," "Jemaaoui," "Ragoubi," and "Zidi"), one biferous (two productions per year) ("Bither"), and one caprifig (male fig) ("Bouharrag") were used as plant material.
There are reports in the literature on the occurrence of variation in in vitro pollen germination of fruit cultivars, such as sweet cherry, caprifig, and medlar [29, 39, 40], and the results presented here corroborate those studies.