Define parthenocarpy. Name the plant hormone used to induce parthenocarpy.

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Parthenocarpy is the process of formation and development of fruits that occurs without the use of any kind of fertilisation. The fruit produced by this process does not contain seeds. Fruits such as pear, banana, pineapple, and some varieties of papaya are  parthenocarpic fruits. In order to induce parthenocarpy, auxins, cytokinin and gibberellins are utilised.

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