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Plants naturally produce compound known as ethylene to be used as a hormone. It stimulates growth and ripening, but also causes death and decay. Notice that placing fruit or vegetables in a bag hastens rot; this is due to the accumulation and re-absorption of ethylene.
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What causes fruit to rot?

Most fruit ripening is regulated by the gas Ethylene, this is  produced by the fruit as it ripens and acts as a catalyst speeding  up the ripening process.    If the

Why does rotting fruit lose weight?

    Part of the rotting process is dehydration, losing moisture. As the fruit rot's, moisture is also lost which is weight.

Which vegetables are fruits?

Tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, pumpkins, peppers, egg plant, ocra, avocado and bread fruit

What does fruit and vegetable do?

helps keep your body healthy, for example Iron helps make red blood cells and Vitamin C helps stick tissues together.

How can you prevent fruit from rotting?

Prevent rotten fruit   One way is simple - and tasty: Eat the fruit before it rots.Wrap it up in plastic.Keep it in the fridge.Buy it less ripe so you have time to get to i

Which fruits rot fastest?

In this case: If you have a banana, apple, kiwi fruit, and an orange, the kiwi fruit will rot the fastest. This is because the kiwi's skin and the inside is the thinnest out

Why is fruit rotting a physical change?

When fruit rots there are various kinds of changes, one of which is that it becomes softer and ultimately liquifies. Hardness is a physical characteristic, hence if it change