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Promotion of Reddening in Unripe Strawberry Fruits by Fungal Extracts

Naturevolume 247page389 (1974) | Download Citation

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ETHYLENE promotes ripening in many fruits1,2, and auxins cause premature colouring in pears3, apples4,5 and other fruits6. Some pome fruits redden prematurely around damaged areas.

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  1. Long Ashton Research Station, University of Bristol, Long Ashton, Bristol

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