• Papaya is usually propagated by seeds.
    • The seeds should be collected from healthy ripe fruits essentially from of plants free from pest & diseases.
    • The seeds should be rubbed with ash to remove mucilaginous coating (Aril/Sarcotesta) to facilitate better germination.
    • However seeds can be stored for 45 days in a air tight container and stored at 100C.
    • Before sowing, soaking seeds in 100ppm GA solution to enhance germination percentage.

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