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www.livestrong.com/article/523460-does-light-affect-how-fast-foods-spoil

Oct 28, 2015 ... The added effect of heat, air and moisture, as well as light, can all cause food to deteriorate faster. Storing food in a dark, cool and dry place can ...

www.education.com/science-fair/article/rotting-fruit-fruits-rot-fastest

May 23, 2014 ... The purpose of this project is to determine which of the following fruits, bananas, kiwis, apples, oranges or Clementine's rot the fastest.

www.scientificamerican.com/article/experts-why-cut-apples-turn-brown

One question that often accompanies yours is, "Why do some apples seem to brown faster than others?" Well, nearly all plant tissues contain PPO, however, the ...

scienceline.ucsb.edu/getkey.php?key=64

Why does it help if you put them in the refrigerator? ... Apples turn brown when exposed to air because of the oxidation process that goes on when the inside of the apple ... Faster than if you left it exposed to air at room temperature. ... The fridge does not stop chemical reactions, so bacteria will still rot the food eventually.

www.sciencefairadventure.com/ProjectDetail.aspx?ProjectID=133

This experiment can help determine how someone can speed up the ... Cardboard box/li>; 2 Styrofoam plates (Styrofoam does not decompose)/li>; Black paint /li> ... Place the other two plates of apples and zucchini in an area where there is lots of ... therefore decomposing the food that is not exposed to light and air faster.

wonderopolis.org/wonder/why-does-food-rot

In other words, once you pick an apple, it begins to die immediately. Some foods ... When food is exposed to light, its outer layers can begin to spoil in a process known as ... Which foods tend to rot fastest and need to be replaced most often?

www.homesciencetools.com/a/acid-keeps-apple-fresh

Sliced apples and pears make a healthful and tasty snack or side dish for dinner. But keeping them looking white and delicious after they have been sliced can ...

www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/food/ten-fruits-and-vegetables-youre-storing-wrong/2014/10/21/a7d8adb6-4b44-11e4-891d-713f052086a0_story.html

Oct 21, 2014 ... Democracy Dies in Darkness .... If that doesn't appeal to you, onions can be stored like garlic at room ... Storing them away from light also helps keep them from becoming ... onions or fruits like apples that exude ethylene gas, which can make ... Anything below 50 degrees will cause them to spoil faster, ...

io9.gizmodo.com/why-does-your-apple-turn-brown-and-how-can-you-stop-it-1605149639

Jul 15, 2014 ... Why do apples try so hard to foil your quest for vitamins? ... The apple can spoil in other ways, but it can't go through the same browning process. ... for PPO, so no PPO is present in the apple, and it stays light and juicy. ... If you're using a slightly -corroded knife, the apple will also turn brown much faster.

homeguides.sfgate.com/bananas-need-sunlight-ripen-75153.html

Sunlight is less of a factor, but it does play a role in the ripening process. ... the fruit in a paper sack with a fully ripe apple, which produces the ripening gas, but do ... you should keep your bananas out of sunlight, but the light is not the reason for this. ... When the fruit is warmer, it ripens faster, and it may become too soft, too ...