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Maturity Signs and Harvesting of Bell Pepper

Maturity Signs of Bell Pepper:

1. Generally bell peppers are harvested in the mature green stage. They should be of good shape, waxy, firm and shiny.
2. Peppers for canning are allowed to attain full size and develop a red colour before harvesting.

Harvesting of Bell Pepper:

The sweet peppers are picked with an upward twist which leaves a piece of stem attached.

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