Term Information

Accession
GO:0009835
Name
fruit ripening
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
fruit maturation, fruit senescence
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
An aging process that has as participant a fruit. Ripening causes changes in one or more characteristics of a fruit (color, aroma, flavor, texture, hardness, cell wall structure) and may make it more attractive to animals and aid in seed dispersal. Source: GOC:lr, GOC:lr
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0009835 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_plant
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Parents of fruit ripening (GO:0009835)
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fruit ripening [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  fruit development (GO:0010154)
fruit ripening [is_a relation] is_a  developmental process involved in reproduction (GO:0003006)
fruit ripening [is_a relation] is_a  aging (GO:0007568)
fruit ripening [is_a relation] is_a  anatomical structure maturation (GO:0071695)
Children of fruit ripening (GO:0009835)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
fruit ripening, climacteric (GO:0009836) [is_a relation] is_a  fruit ripening
fruit ripening, non-climacteric (GO:0009837) [is_a relation] is_a  fruit ripening
cell wall modification involved in fruit ripening (GO:0009829) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  fruit ripening
Wikipedia
Ripening