Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 8th Edition

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1118412931
ISBN 13: 978-1-11841-293-0

Chapter 5 - Problems: Developing Engineering Skills: 5.2

Answer

The most common fruits that produce ethylene during the ripening are apples, bananas, tomatoes etc. It is a ageing hormone in fruits. Sometimes, these fruits are sprayed ethylene to ripen them artificially. Gassed tomatoes or ripened tomatoes do not cause any health hazards.

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The most common fruits that produce ethylene during the ripening are apples, bananas, tomatoes etc. It is a ageing hormone in fruits. Sometimes, these fruits are sprayed ethylene to ripen them artificially. Gassed tomatoes or ripened tomatoes do not cause any health hazards.
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