Issues with commercialization of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) for apples
1-Methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) is an inhibitor of ethylene binding that can prevent ethylene-dependent responses in many fruits and vegetables (Blankenship and Dole, 2003; Watkins, 2006). 1-MCP has been commercialized as SmartFresh and food use registration has been obtained for a wide range of crops in several countries (Watkins, 2006).
KeywordsHarvest Date Apple Fruit Injury Incidence Postharvest Biol Ethylene Binding
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