Anand went to the fruit market along with his father to buy fruits for a function. He saw the fruit dealer putting small quantity of some powder wrapped in a paper in each wooden pack containing unripe mangoes. On enquiry, the fruit dealer told him that the powder is a chemical which will help the mangoes to ripe early. Anand was not convinced and he discussed the incident with his class teacher the next day.
On the basis of above passage, answer the following questions.
(i) Name the chemical that fruit dealer kept in each box. Is this practice healthy? Give your comments.
(ii) Name atleast one other plant hormone that
(a) promotes fruit growth.
(b) promotes the falling of leaves.
(iii) What values were shown by Anand?