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The phenomenon of parthenocarpy and fruit production is popular among the horticulturalists. Since these varieties are very much preferred for the preparation of food items like jams, jelly, sauces, fruit drinks etc. The fleshy part of the fruit is also increased in accordance with the absence of the seed. These are some advantages of parthenocarpy.

As a result of parthenocarpy, parthenocarpic fruits are produced which are seedless so they are not a means for the reproduction. Applications of chemical are required for the production of fruits in the chemically induced parthenocarpy. Early application of auxins like phytohormones before anthesis damages the flowers. It results in the abortion of seed and fruit drop. These are some disadvantages of parthenocarpy.

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