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Plants that are overripe are inferior to those that are cut early.

From the facts that I did have, something smelled of overripe seafood.

The fruit is blue-black and sweet, and pleasant to the taste if not overripe.

The use of an overripe starter may also have an injurious effect on the flavor.

Green fruit and fruit which is overripe should never be eaten.

Fruit should be sound, firm and not overripe and carefully prepared.

An overripe pineapple is just as unsatisfactory as one that is not ripe enough.

For canning purposes, only firm, fresh apricots and peaches that are not overripe should be selected.

In addition, the fruit should be thoroughly ripe, but not mushy nor overripe.

In a field he found some overripe water melons, but they were neither wholesome nor palatable.

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