About the Authors
- Kang Mo Ku, Jeong Hee Choi, Hyoung Seok Kim, Mosbah M. Kushad, John A. Juvik
- Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America
- Elizabeth H. Jeffery
- Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America
- Jeong Hee Choi
- Distribution System Research Group, Korea Food Research Institute, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
AgroFresh, a division of Rohm & Hass Inc., provided 1-MCP and equipment for its application. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. This was the only support provided by AgroFresh for this project and it was an unrestricted gift.
Conceived and designed the experiments: KMK JHC JAJ. Performed the experiments: KMK JHC HSK. Analyzed the data: KMK JHC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MMK EHJ JAJ. Wrote the manuscript: KMK JAJ.