Abstract

Ethephon, applied to two plum cultivars, 'Queen Rosa' and 'El Dorado' , at 50 and 100 ppm, gave varying responses on the ripening process. Soluble solids remained unchanged while acid levels dropped. Increased ethylene evolution, color advancement and decreased flesh pr observed.

Degree

MS

College and Department

Plant and Wildlife Sciences

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Date Submitted

1976-08-01

Document Type

Selected Project

Handle

http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/Letd416

Keywords

Fertilizers; Plum

Language

English

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