refrigerators, bulbs, & ethylene gas
Fri, 17 Sep 2004 12:45:43 PDT
In a message dated 9/17/2004 2:21:21 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
According to information I received from a researcher in Holland, the amount
of ethylene gas given off by fruit such as apples is relatively small

Did your researcher provide any hard figures?  I have seen claims of apples 
producing anywhere from 30 to 200 ppm when stored in the fruit or vegetable 
crisper of a home refrigerator.  Variables might include "ripeness" of the apple, 
variety, temperature and ventilation.

Mark Mazer
USDA Zone 5
Giant Schnauzer Rescue

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