Ethylene Biosynthesis and its Regulation in Ripening “Hayward” Kiwifruit

  • E. Sfakiotakis
  • M. D. Antunes
  • G. Stavroulakis
  • N. Niklis
  • P. Ververidis
  • D. Gerasopoulos
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASHT, volume 34)


Ethylene plays a crucial role in ripening of kiwifruit, and the elucidation of the controlling factors in ethylene biosynthesis is important in prolonging the storage life and keeping the fruit quality during the handling operations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Sfakiotakis
    • 1
  • M. D. Antunes
    • 1
  • G. Stavroulakis
    • 1
  • N. Niklis
    • 1
  • P. Ververidis
    • 1
  • D. Gerasopoulos
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Pomology, School of AgricultureAristotle University of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece

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