Analysis of Ripening Mutant of Tomato by Scanning Electron Microscopy

  • Yolexis Natacha
Keywords: Tomato, Cell Wall, Tissue Softening, Mutant


The modification of cell walls (CW) is an important aspect of plant cell development. During fruit ripening the
regulated swelling and dissolution of primary CW and the modification of middle lamellae (ML) between
adherent primary CW are important factors contributing to tissue softening.