Ethylene Production and Respiratory Behavior of the rin Tomato Mutant.

Little or no change in ethylene or CO(2) production occurred in rin tomato mutant fruits monitored for up to 120 days after harvest. Of the abnormally ripening tomatoes investigated, including "Never ripe" (Nr Y a h, Nr c l(2) r), "Evergreen" (gf r) and "Green Flesh" (gf), only rin did not show a typical climacteric and ethylene rise.Fruits from F(1) plants… (More)