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Horticulture International (AgriFoodGateway) is the most comprehensive horticulture information database with more than 3,500 technical bulletins from research institutions around the world.

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New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

The effects of ammonium and nitrate on hydroponic tomato crop have been studied since hydroponics is used as a means of commercial production. In general, it has been found that small proportions of ammonium improve plant growth and yield. However, these studies were carried out with all the roots...
Los efectos del amonio y nitrato sobre el cultivo de tomate hidropónico se han estudiado desde que la hidroponía se utiliza como un medio de producción comercial. Se ha encontrado que pequeñas proporciones de amonio mejoran el crecimiento y el rendimiento de las plantas...
The bramble (blackberry and raspberry) industry has recently undergone a significant change in the southern United States. The release of high quality and productive blackberry cultivars from the University of Arkansas breeding program, escalating fuel prices, and the high perishability of...
Fungi are the major degraders of organic matter in natural environments, and almost every naturally occurring organic compound can be degraded by one fungus or another. An enormous range of organic compounds can be utilized by fungi, especially the major organic compounds such as cellulose, xylan...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

Currently there is an increasing demand for fresh-cut fruits due to their convenience and health benefits. However, the different food borne disease outbreaks associated with fresh produce has challenged the fresh-cut fruit industry. Owing to the increasing consumers’ concern about chemical...
  Apple and pear fruits stored at low temperatures may suffer from chilling injury symptoms, caused by oxidative stress. Application of a low-oxygen (LO2) atmosphere (0.5%) for 10 d at 20°C or 500 ppb 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) at 20°C for 24 h, prior to cold storage at 0°C, were...
Compendio de características de calidad, condiciones de almacenamiento, sensibilidad al frío, maduración y desórdenes fisiológicos La agroindustria que surte a los consumidores con fruta fresca o procesada al mínimo emplea una serie de operaciones para...
Mangosteen is sensitive to low temperature and develops chilling injury (CI) when stored at temperature below 13oC. Postharvest heat treatment has been applied to alleviate CI in various fruits. In this research, induction of CI resistance in mangosteen affected by heat treatment was investigated...