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Fig. S1 The difference in chlorophyll contents of tomato leaves or fruits between SlSGR1-RNAi lines and the wild-type (WT).

Fig. S2 Phenotype analysis of in vitro leaves of transgenic plants in ethephon-induced senescence.

Fig. S3 Difference in color between ripe tomatoes of hand-sections of SlSGR1-RNAi line and the wild-type (WT).

Fig. S4 Relative quantitative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) expression analysis of the carotenoid biosynthesis pathway.

Fig. S5 The significantly enhanced shelf-life of SlSGR1-RNAi transgenic tomato fruits.

Fig. S6 The expression pattern of ripening-related genes altered in SlSGR1-RNAi lines.

Fig. S7 Repressed expression of SlSGR1 inhibited cell development of tomato pericarp.

Fig. S8 SlSGR1 positively regulates the expression of PIF1 during the tomato fruit ripening stage without influencing the expression pattern of RAP2.2 and RIN.

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Table S1 Primers used for functional and expression analysis of SlSGR1

Table S2 Putative function of the cDNA inserted sequences in the pGADT7 vector