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New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

The papaya mealybug, Paracoccus marginatus Williams and Granara de Willink (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) is a small polyphagous sucking insect with pest status that attacks several genera of host plants, including economically important tropical fruits, vegetables and ornamentals. Infestation of the...
Aunque existen muchas definiciones sobre el término “invernadero”, en términos generales puede decirse que: Invernadero es un recinto delimitado por una estructura de madera o de metal, recubierta por vidrio o cualquier material plástico de naturaleza transparente...
To shed light on trends about elimination of viruses from plants, a bibliographic research was conducted to identify thermotherapy, chemotherapy and tissue culture trials published from 1991 through 2010. Among woody plants, grapevine, apple and peach are the most frequent targets of sanitation...
The Carlos muscadine is the top cultivar selected by growers and homeowners for muscadine production in the Southeast. Carlos requires annual pruning in winter to maintain healthy fruit-bearing wood. A single healthy Carlos vine can produce up to 15 pounds of one-year-old wood annually! Removing...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

El etileno es un compuesto hormonal gaseoso sintetizado en la mayoría de los tejidos de las plantas superiores, y a quien le atribuye el rol principal en los procesos de maduración y senescencia de las frutas climatéricas. La biosíntesis de etileno está regulada...
  The objectives of this study were to evaluate the effect of different controlled temperatures and analyze the measures and/or parameters of the controlled atmosphere storage for fresh cucumbers and tomatoes. The effect of temperature, relative humidity, gas composition and other impacting...
Producing a good crop of high-quality apples requires time, skill, and money. To gain full benefit from the crop, it is important to sustain the quality of the apples until they are delivered to the consumer. Proper postharvest cooling and careful attention to handling can prolong the time during...
Low oxygen and/or 'generally recognised as safe' (GRAS)/food additive (FA) treatments in combination with cool storage have the potential to disinfest a range of commodities of various pests. This paper reports on research to determine the tolerance of second/third and fifth instar codling...