SignaFresh

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SignaFresh is a brand of a natural phospholipid based on lysophosphatidylethanolamine (LPE), a biopesticide approved by US EPA.

Function[edit]

Lysophosphatidylethanolamine (LPE) is active ingredient of SignaFresh. LPE is much insoluble in water so that it is too hard to apply to agricultural use. SignaFresh is a product that is made under LPE technology to handle easily in use. With a pre-harvest spray of product, the agro products get benefits such as increased size, improved pack out, enhanced color and longer shelf life.[1]

Uses[edit]

It is used with tomatoes, peppers, grapes, cranberry, cherries, and oranges for increasing color, sugar contents and their storage life.[2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ A.K. Cowan, Plant Signaling & Behavior, 4:4 (2009) 324-327
  2. ^ Farag KM, Palta JP, Hort Technol, 3(1993) 62-65
  3. ^ Ozgen M, Palta JP, ISHS Acta Horticulturae 628: XXVI International Horticultural Congress