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Family grows 113-pound jackfruit in back yard

May 14 (UPI) -- An Indian man is seeking Guinness World Records recognition for a 113.3-pound jackfruit that grew in his family's back yard.

Johnkutty, a resident of Edamulakkal, Kollam, said his family found one of the jackfruit growing in their back yard was unusually large, and they determined the 38-inch-long fruit weighed a staggering 113.3 pounds.

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The resident said his family decided to seek Guinness recognition after discovering the current world record for a jackfruit is only 94 pounds.

Johnkutty said he is also applying to have the jackfruit recognized by India's Limca Book of Records.

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