Etheenbehandeling aan het einde van de tomatenteelt: Een consultancyonderzoek

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    Abstract

    The effect of ethylene on tomato ripening was investigated in a treatment in a small glasshouse experiment at Wageningen UR Greenhouse Horticulture. An ethylene generator (Restrain Ltd.) was used for the production of ethylene. Under the climatic conditions during the experiment, the ripening was clearly increased by 1.3 ppm ethylene during three days. The ethylene concentration in the harvested fruits was similar to that in untreated fruits and the shelf life was not decreased.
    Original languageDutch
    Place of PublicationBleiswijk
    PublisherWageningen UR Glastuinbouw
    Number of pages22
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

    Publication series

    NameRapporten GTB
    PublisherWageningen UR Glastuinbouw
    No.1140

    Keywords

    • tomatoes
    • solanum lycopersicum
    • greenhouse horticulture
    • cultural methods
    • protected cultivation
    • accelerated ripening
    • ethephon
    • alternative methods
    • netherlands

    Cite this

    Janse, J. (2011). Etheenbehandeling aan het einde van de tomatenteelt: Een consultancyonderzoek. (Rapporten GTB; No. 1140). Bleiswijk: Wageningen UR Glastuinbouw.