Tag: "ethylene" at biology news
Newly Identified Tomato Gene Appears Key To Fruit Softening
...the tomato plant. And the gene was found only when ethylene
--a hormone known to induce and coordinate fruit ripening -- was either presentin the plant or applied externally. The researchers also identified genes closely related to LeExp1 in ripeningmelons and strawberries, an indication that this gene may b...