Chemistry 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 5 - Gases - Questions & Problems: 5.120

Answer

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We know that ethylene gas is responsible for ripening. When the bananas are placed inside a closed container, the ethylene gas will be trapped inside and will have more effect. When it is placed in a bowl, gases will not interacts sufficiently when placed openly in a bowl, as the ethylene gas will be diffused to atmosphere.
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