abscission

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Do mericarps fall out of the calyx, or does the calyx abscise with the mericarps still inside?
create visible tunnels under the leaf surface of plants, which causes leaf yellowing and, in severe cases, the leaf abscises.
For flowers that do not set fruit, the corolla and calyx usually turn pale green, the ovary shrivels, and the entire flower abscises within seven to 10 days.