Ethylene phytotoxicity – Vegetable Crops Hotline

Ethylene phytotoxicity

ethylene damage

Figure 1. Ethylene damage on tomato seedlings. Ethylene has caused the branches to turn down (epinasty). Note that younger leaves are not pointed down since heaters were fixed so that ethylene was not longer a by-product.


Figure 2. Close-up of branches with epinasty due to ethylene.

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