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Laboratory work #6. «Role of ethylene in fruit ripening»

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Laboratory work explores the important biological role of the gaseous phytohormone ethylene in the process of fruit ripening. During the experiment, students study how ethylene affects the fruit ripening of various plants. They conduct observations, measure the rate of fruit ripening under different temperature conditions and compare it with control samples.

  • banana - 2 pcs
  • unriped apple/pear - 4 pcs
  • 1% Lugol's solution - 50 ml
  • zip-lock plastic bag/airtight container - 4 pcs
  • Petri dish - 4 pcs
  • knife
  • filter paper - 4 pcs
  • paper napkins
  • rubber gloves

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