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Varietal variation in cell wall softening enzymes during tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) fruit ripening

Thakur, A.K.; Pandey, M.

Indian Journal of Plant Physiology 4(3): 221-223


ISSN/ISBN: 0019-5502
Accession: 003609214

Polygalacturonase (PG) and pectin methyl esterase (PME) activities were assayed in fruits of 10 tomato cultivars during ripening. Activities of both enzymes increased after harvest until the red-ripe stage.

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