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New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

Botrytis bunch rot is a disease that requires management under New Zealand conditions in order to prevent financial losses for wine grape producers. A survey was conducted to investigate the potential spore production of tendrils in 16 vineyards from the Marlborough and Hawke's Bay wine...
Leaf analyses are very effective tools to prevent nutrient deficiency-induced crop loss. They can also save you money by preventing overfertilization. Check your results against the chart.
Greenhouse tomato growers produce vine ripe tomatoes at a time of year when homegrown tomatoes are not available. Many disease and insect pests can attack greenhouse-grown tomatoes and hurt both production and quality. Greenhouse tomato producers must be able to accurately scout for and identify...
  El experimento se estableció durante 2011 para evaluar los efectos de la fertilización orgánica sobre el rendimiento y contenido nutricional de dos genotipos de tomate saladette desarrollados en cinco sustratos: S1 = arena + solución nutritiva inorgánica;...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  ‘Comice’ is among the pear varieties most difficult to ripen after harvest. Ethylene, cold temperature, and intermediate (10 °C) temperature conditioning have been successfully used to stimulate the ability of ‘Comice’ pears to ripen. However, the sensory quality...
  The main problem affecting the quality of fresh-cut sunchoke tubers is cut surface discoloration. Pre- and post-cutting hot water and ethanol treatments were evaluated for their potential to inhibit discoloration, color changes, and associated phenolic metabolism in tuber slices stored in...
  This review includes an overview of the most important preventive measures along the farm to fork chain to prevent microbial contamination of leafy greens. It also includes the technological and managerial interventions related to primary production, postharvest handling, processing...
  The effects of calcium chloride (CaCl2) and calcium lactate on maintaining textural and sensory quality of fresh-cut “Kent” and “Tommy Atkins” mangos and determination of treatments preferred by consumers were investigated. Mango cubes (1.5×1.5×1.5 cm)...