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HS1107: Critical Issues for the Tomato Industry: Preventing a Rapid Postharvest Breakdown of the Fruit

Figure 9. Fruit picked during a shower and then dye added to wet stem scar. The dye was washed off after 2 minutes and the fruit was sliced. Note the green dye moving down vascular tissues from the stem scar (top).

Credit: S. R. Bartz