ripening

Ever tried a 'laser delicious' apple?

The ability to detect when to harvest “climacteric” fruits — such as apples, bananas, pears and tomatoes — at the precise moment to ensure “peak edibleness”…

Blue Bananas

Ripe bananas are of course yellow. However, under black light, the yellow bananas are bright blue, as discovered by scientists at the University of Innsbruck…

Ripening secrets of the vine revealed

The grapevine's gene expression analysis reveals two distinct molecular and functional phases that correspond with the green and red grape stages. And…

Ripe Fruit Preferred

Fall, the season of colors: Leaves turn red, yellow, and brown. The disappearance of the color green and the simultaneous appearance of these other colors are…