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.
College and Department
Plant and Wildlife Sciences
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Leavitt, George Marvin, "Influence of preharvest ethephon applications on ripening of Japanese plum (Prunus salicina)" (1976). Theses and Dissertations. 8081.