One Bad Apple Spoils the Whole Bunch: An Experiment on the Plant Hormone Ethylene
In this Science Buddies science project, you will measure the ripening of unripe fruit induced by the plant hormone ethylene, by monitoring starch levels using an iodine solution. You can customize this kit to include the potassium iodide, iodine, graduated cylinder, and other supplies needed to complete this experiment.
Potassium Iodide, 0.1 M (2% v/v), Laboratory Grade, 500 mL
Iodine Solution, 0.08 M (2%), Aqueous, Laboratory Grade, 500 mL
Graduated Cylinder, Polypropylene, 500 mL
Funnel, Polypropylene, 4 inch
Goggles, Economy Chemical Splash