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Project: Study of the interaction between fatty acid catabolism and the ethylene induced start of senescence in apple, tomato and potato.

project duration
01-JAN-00 – 31-DEC-99
abstract
Unripe apples can be made to ripen prematurely by the application of volatile carboxylic acids, and a link was made tentatively between lipoxygenase activity and the production of small acids and ethylene. The relation lipoxygenase-carboxylic acids-ethylene-the start of ripening will be studied further in apples.