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Name: Sweet D.
Status: student
Age: 30s
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2002


Question:
How can we prevent browning of a fruit tissue that produces so much latex as in the case of the banana fruit stalk (the pedicel)? I do not mean browning of the fruit pulp but browning of the cut end of the pedicel where much latex oozes out. Thank you.


Replies:
Possibly helpful

http://www.aces.edu/dept/extcomm/specialty/antibrowning.html

http://www.stav.vic.edu.au/images/ltarticle.pdf

http://www.goodfruit.com/link/Mar1-99/special3.html

http://www.ysa.org.au/sydney/chat/messages/107.html

Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.



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