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- Freiman, Zohar E.; Rodov, Victor; Yablovitz, Zeev; Horev, Batia; Flaishman, Moshe A.
- Scientia horticulturae 2012 v.138 pp. 266-272
- fruit trees, etc ; 1-methylcyclopropene; Ficus carica; color; ethylene; ethylene inhibitors; ethylene production; exudation; figs; firmness; fruit quality; fruiting; fruits; harvesting; maceration; plant response; postharvest treatment; ripening; senescence; shelf life; spoilage; texture; transportation; Show all 23 Subjects
- ... Fresh figs are a very attractive commodity, but providing consumers with high quality fig fruit is a challenge. Fruit harvested too ripe has an extremely short postharvest life due to ethylene-induced over ripening, expressed as excessive softening, tissue maceration and exudation of syrupy liquid from the ostiole. The inhibitor of ethylene action 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) has been used success ...