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  • Ethylene removal by chemisorption. Postharvest technology for kiwi

    Abstract Iran ranks seventh in the world for kiwi production, with over 3200 MT produced in 2012. Kiwifruit can be stored for over 6 months under appropriate conditions, but fruit softening and fruit rots (Botrytis cinerea) can cause severe losses during cold storage, transit, distribution and retail

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  • Carnation Dianthus
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    Carnation Dianthus

    Carnations are very sensitive to ethylene, which can cause major damage, like shrunken flowers, incomplete flowering and a short vase life. Ethylene is a volatile hormone, produced by the flower itself in order to regulate flowering. Ethylene in the surroundings of the flower, i.e. from exhaust gases. mature fruits or other flowers (e.q. airfreight transport together with roses) can also ...

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