Characterization of the different tomato fruit developmental stages (fruit development, ripening and postharvest storage). (A) Fruit color (hue in °) and (B) firmness (N). Error bars represent the standard deviation of 12 biological replicates. The trend is visualized by a spline. Fruit maturity stage annotations: M. Medium sized fruit; MG. Mature Green fruit; BR. Breaker fruit; LO. Light Orange fruit; O. Orange fruit; P. Pink fruit; R. Red fruit; RR. Red Ripe fruit; RR + X. Red Ripe fruit + X days of postharvest storage.