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Unformatted text preview: facilitate harvest and shipping of fruits. Using gene technology, tomatoes lacking ethylene receptor genes have fruits with a shelf life of 100 days! Ethylene promoting ripening Tomatoes on left lack ethylene receptor genes Ethylene promotes female flower production in some members of the Cucurbitaceae, whereas high gibberellins may promote formation of male flowers. Ethylene is also responsible for the hypocotyl arch or apical hook common eudicot shoot germination....
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2012 for the course BIO 213 taught by Professor Makina during the Fall '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Fall '09