Caricaceae is a family of flowering plants in the order Brassicales, native to tropical regions of Central and South America and Africa. They are short-lived evergreen pachycaul shrubs or small trees growing to 5-10 m tall; many bear edible fruit.
The family comprises five genera and about species:
Fecundity and mating propensity of Toxotrypana curvicauda (Diptera: Tephritidae) on an alternative host, Jacaratia mexicana (Caricaceae).(Report)
Jun 01, 2009; The papaya fruit fly, Toxotrypana curvicauda Gerstaecker, is a widely distributed pest of papaya Carica papaya L. (Baker et al....
Papaya (Carica Papaya, Brassicales: Caricaceae) Is Not a Host Plant of Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus (TYLCV; Family Geminiviridae, Genus Begomovirus)
Mar 01, 2012; Tomato is an important crop in Florida with a 2009 farm value of $520,000,000 (USDA-Agricultural Statistics Service, 2010)....