Eggplant Mutation In OSAKA

Mutated eggplant found in Osaka (Fukushima Diary, Oct 1, 2012):

Mutated eggplant was found in Settsu city Osaka.

It’s a common type of eggplant called Chunaga nasu. One eggplant is splited into four parts.

Agricultural department of Osaka government comments, it may be due to the temperature and nutrition in soil when the flower bud was growing. It’s common to see the conjoint eggplant of two parts, but it’s rare to see the one of four parts.


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