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New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

  Cucumber fruits (Cucumis sativus L., cv. Tro´pico F1) grown on perlite substrate and NFT (Nutrient Film Technique) were harvested during two seasons (winter and spring) to monitor the effects of climatic conditions and hydroponic growth systems on fruit quality at harvest. The best...
  The effects of interlighting and of the proportion of interlight on the yield and fruit quality of year-round cultivated cucumber (Cucumis sativus L. cv. Cumuli) were investigated for this study. Artificial lighting was provided by high pressure sodium (HPS) lamps and the lighting...
El objetivo de este trabajo fue analizar el efecto de diferentes dosis de fertilizantes foliares con macronutrientes en plantas de naranja Valencia y de tangor Murcott. Los experimentos fueron realizados durante tres campañas consecutivas en Corrientes Argentina. El diseño...
Producing asparagus crowns for sale or use is simple and profitable. Careful attention to details described here is important so that all requirements for certified plant production can be met. Certified plants are most saleable and bring a premium price. One-year-old crowns will produce a healthy...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

Los “alimentos listos para el consumo” (Reglamento UE 2073/2005) son elaborados con hortalizas y frutas frescas sin transformar, generalmente peladas, troceadas o picadas y envasadas para su consumo. Son productos con poco tiempo de preparación y sin pérdida de sus...
  Current recommendations for maintaining quality of sugar snap peas in storage include low temperatures, but not modified atmospheres (MA). However, sugar snap peas may be unintentionally exposed to MA when shipped in ‘bag in box’ bulk packaging, or intentionally exposed when used...
  Grape and cherry tomatoes comprise about one quarter of retail tomato sales in the United States and are also important components in fresh-cut mixed vegetable trays. The latter require low temperatures and packaging which can produce a range of modified atmospheres (MA) to achieve 14 days...
  Brassica vegetables are consumed year-round as raw salad or cooked ingredients. Four Brassica species were selected for this study, broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica), broccoli raab (Brassica rapa L.), choisum (Brassica rapa var. parachinensis), and gailan (Brassica oleracea var....