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» Physiology and Biochemistry » Fruit Ripening

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Explain various physiological processes that help in fruit ripening. How can this knowledge help overcome problems likely to be faced because of climate change? (Paper 2, Section B)

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  • Ethylene is a natural plant hormone associated with the growth, development, ripening and aging of many plants.

  • This phytohormone is said to promote ripening in a variety of fruits including bananas, pineapples, tomatoes, mangoes, melons, and papayas.

  • It is produced in varying quantities depending on the type of fruit. But when the concentration of e

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Question number: 2

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Explain various physiological processes that help in fruit ripening. How this knowledge help to overcome problems likely to be faced because of climate change? (Paper 2)

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  • Fruit ripening is a genetically programmed process lead by metabolic, enzymatic and physiological changes.

  • And hence different enzymne, nutrient, pigment and hormone mainly have role in ripening of fruit.

  • Some hydrolytic enzyme like polygalacturonase, cellulose, pectin methyl esterase increased at the time of fruit ripening.

  • Work of this enzyme is to

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Question number: 3

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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Describe different processes involved m the molecular basis of fruit ripening.

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  • Fruit ripening is a genetically programmed process lead by metabolic, enzymatic and physiological changes.

  • And hence different enzyme, nutrient, pigment and hormone mainly have role in ripening of fruit.

  • Some hydrolytic enzyme like polygalacturonase, cellulose, pectin methyl esterase increased at the time of fruit ripening.

  • Work of this enzyme is to s

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