1-Methylcyclopropene (1-MCP)–Keeping fresh

1-Methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) is used as a plant regulator to inhibit ethylene production in cut flowers, potted flowers, bedding, nursery and foliage plants, and in stored fruits and vegetables. It is approved for use only in enclosed spaces, such as greenhouses, store rooms, coolers, enclosed truck trailers, controlled atmosphere food storage facilities, and shipping containers.

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