Ethylene can be described as a natural organic compound. It has a complex chain of hydrogen’s and carbons. The organic compound is used a lot in many industrial products. The most notable of these products is that it is an ingredient that is used to cause plants the quickly ripen their fruit. The organic compound is used a lot in the agriculture field to increase the yield of these plants every year. It is estimated 109 million pounds of this organic compound is used every year.