What are non-climacteric fruits?

Non-Climacteric fruits are those fruit, which do not ripen further after harvest. Non-Climacteric fruits emit very fewer amounts of ethylene gas due to which non-climacteric fruits do not continue to ripen even after harvesting. Climacteric fruits emit large amounts of ethylene gas due to which climacteric fruits continue to ripen even after harvesting.

Some examples of Non-climacteric fruits – Lemon, grapes, orange, cherries, raspberries, strawberries, and cashews, litchi, pineapple, watermelon, pomegranate, etc.

Non-Climacteric fruits
Non-Climacteric fruits

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