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Ethylene Gas a Problem in Cut Flower Storage


Ethylene Gas a Problem in Cut Flower Storage


Present methods of cut flower storage were reviewed in a previous article. Refrigeration equipment for flowers has changed radically in the past years, but the basic principles of our antiquated storage methods still remain. The general pattern, now as before, is to cut the flowers, transfer them to the 40-50° refrigerator and try to move them before they deteriorate.

Source: • New York State Flower Growers Incorporated, Bulletin #61

Keywords: Ethylene Gas

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