Effect of ethylene on postharvest strawberry fruit tissue biochemistry

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dc.contributor.author Elmi, F.
dc.contributor.author Pradas, I.
dc.contributor.author Tosetti, R.
dc.contributor.author Cools, K.
dc.contributor.author Terry, Leon A.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-15T13:49:43Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-15T13:49:43Z
dc.date.issued 2017-04-20
dc.identifier.citation F. Elmi, I. Pradas, R. Tosetti, K. Cools and L.A. Terry. Effect of ethylene on postharvest strawberry fruit tissue biochemistry. Acta Horticulturae, Volume 1156, April 2017, pp. 667-672 en_UK
dc.identifier.issn 0567-7572
dc.identifier.uri https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2017.1156.97
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk/handle/1826/13399
dc.description.abstract The effect of continuous ethylene supplementation (50 µL L-1) on cold-stored strawberry fruit physiology and biochemistry, including phytohormone (abscisic acid) metabolism was investigated. In comparison with control fruit which exhibited high sucrose and malic acid contents during storage, ethylene-treated fruits showed increased respiration, sucrose hydrolysis and concomitant reducing sugars accumulation. Ethylene supplementation did not have any effect on phenolic profile. ABA biosynthesis, in both flesh and achenes, was promoted by ethylene. The results herein suggest that controlling ethylene after harvest could suppress senescence and extend shelf-life. en_UK
dc.language.iso en en_UK
dc.publisher International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) en_UK
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ *
dc.subject abscisic acid en_UK
dc.subject continuous ethylene supplementation en_UK
dc.subject senescence en_UK
dc.subject shelf-life en_UK
dc.subject sugars hydrolysis en_UK
dc.title Effect of ethylene on postharvest strawberry fruit tissue biochemistry en_UK
dc.type Article en_UK


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