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  • Fruit Ripening

    Placing fruit in a bag will help hasten the ripening for only a few fruits. Most fruits will not ripen (ever) once they have been picked. The only fruits that ripen once they’re picked are bananas‚ avocados‚ pears‚ mango‚ and kiwifruit. Ripeness in fruits is based on sugar content‚ not color‚ thus most tomatoes in grocery stores have no flavor because they were picked green and exposed to ethylene gas to induce color change. Tomatoes are what are known as a "climacteric fruit" which means they’ll

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  • Student Research Project - Banana Ripening

    Effect of temperature on banana ripening Individual Student Research Project 2012 Aim To investigate which temperatures slow or quicken the ripening process of bananas. Introduction and Background Information Thousands of dollars are spent to ripen bananas to the perfect point while transporting them so that they ripen‚ do not over ripen and remain edible when they reach the stores. Some people think that the temperature has an effect on the ripening of bananas. This experiment will be testing

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  • Biology Green Fruit Ripening Experiment

    that exists as a gas at biological temperatures. Thus‚ when a plant releases ethylene‚ it diffuses quite quickly in the air. Ripening can be accelerated or decelerated depending on the conditions green fruits are put under for example washing fruits or wrapping them in newspaper. Therefore newspaper (wrapping green fruit in newspaper) is the independent variable while ripening is the dependent variable. Hypothesis: Green fruits wrapped in newspaper ripen faster than those left in the open/ unwrapped

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  • The Effect of Kakawate Leaves(Gliricidia Sepium), Pyhood Leaves(Albizia Procera) and Tiessa Fruits(Pouteria Campechiana) as Ripening Inducers to Banana(Musa Paradisiaca L.)”

    THE EFFECT OF KAKAWATE LEAVES(Gliricidia sepium)‚ PYHOOD LEAVES(Albizia Procera) AND TIESSA FRUITS(Pouteria campechiana) AS RIPENING INDUCERS TO BANANA(Musa paradisiaca L.)” A Research Paper Presented to the Faculty of Leon National High School Special Science Class Leon‚ Iloilo In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements In Research IV by: Cantara‚ Janina Joie S. March 2011 Table of Contents Acknowledgement Abstract Chapter Page 1 INTRODUCTION Background of

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    twittering of the swallows. As the stanzas are arranged in the order of the progression of the season of autumn. The first stanza describes the early stages of the season with images of fruit ripening‚ the "maturing sun‚" the gourds‚ the vines‚ and the hazel nuts all ripen. In the second stanza‚ the ripening process of the fruit is complete and the fruit is stored as Autumn falls asleep. But‚ she awakens to watch "the last oozings [of the cider-press] hours by hours. It is as if Autumn wishes to

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  • Science Assignment

    it the brown paper bag that sped up the ripening? Or was it the presence of the already ripened bananas? By setting up a pair of unripe bananas as a control‚ I will then added a pair that include two ripe bananas among them‚ as well as a group of two ripe and twp unripe bananas in a brown paper bag. From here I will produce results and come to my conclusion which will either support or oppose my hypothesis. Aim: To investigate whether the ripening of bananas will speed up when placed with

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    DON BOSCO ACADEMY Mabiga‚ Mabalacat City Pampanga 2010 Hastening a Fruit’s Ripening Submitted by: CARLOS‚ Ralian Joseph L. DE LEON‚ Abaddon P. LOPEZ‚ Bill Juven S. MAGISTRADO‚ Kyle Patrick R. OCAMPO‚ Gio Miguelo E. Submitted to: Mr. Adrian Eustace P. Miclat ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 1 Without the aid—both big and small—of the following‚ this Investigatory Project may not have reached its success and completion: God‚ for bestowing His wisdom. His untiring guidance is the most appreciated. For without

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  • Banana Research

    Research Paper There many fascinating facts about bananas. Facts such as: the history‚ how they grow‚ and even the ripening process. There are many interesting ways to ripen bananas. There are even ways to help make a banana ripen faster. The banana fruit is the world’s largest herb. Bananas contain 3 natural sugars: sucrose‚ fructose and glucose. They are an excellent source of potassium and fiber. The six most popular types of bananas are Manzano‚ Baby/Nino‚ Burro‚ Red‚ Plantain‚ and Cavendish

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  • Fruit Ripening

    heats up the fruit which increases the sugar content in the fruit. In the growing seasons‚ where there is more rain than sunshine‚ the fruit will have a watered down taste (Redding‚ 2010). How does the ripening of fruit affect the process of seed dispersal? As plants undergo the process of ripening‚ they produce their own ethylene. Ethylene is a simple gas that is produced when fruit ripens (Nemec‚ 2008). When the fruit is ripe it is responsible for seed dispersal by attracting animals to the fruit

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  • Banana

    From the 80s‚ plastic bags became popular because of its thinness and almost weightless. Plastic bags are made from polyethylene and they are used for many purposes such as medical application‚ daily groceries carrying. Within the banana supply chain‚ plastic bags are utilized since the very in many stages for example at the packaging station‚ the bananas will be packed into cardboard boxes with an inlay of a plastic bag or at the wholesalers‚ three to five bananas will be wrapped in one plastic

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