Short Wave: Micro Wave - Why Some Fruits Ripen Faster In A Paper Bag

Pomologist Juan Carlos Melgar explains two key factors to why some fruits ripen faster in a paper bag — and others don’t.

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This episode was edited by Viet Le and fact-checked by Ariela Zebede.


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