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PC 1.03 Ripeness

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Many fruits ripen after their metabolism triggers the release of a hormone called ethylene. Plants of this type are known as climacteric fruits. (M. Knee, 2002. Pg 267) Other climacteric fruits are bananas, avocados, and tomatoes. A common commercial practice used in the production of other climacteric fruits such as avocados, bananas, and tomatoes is […]

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