Postharvest of Fruit and Vegetables

Conservación de mora de castilla mediante la aplicación de un recubrimiento comestible de gel de mucílago de penca de sábila

La mora de castilla es una fruta comercialmente importante, pero altamente perecedera. Los recubrimientos comestibles se han utilizado para mejorar la apariencia y la conservación de los alimentos, minimizan el deterioro de las frutas provocados por la senescencia, el crecimiento de...
Jhon D. Ramírez Q.
Iván D. Aristizábal T.
Jorge I. Restrepo F.
Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

Conservación de cultivares de melón piel de sapo

  El factor más importante que incide en las posibilidades de comercialización de una especie o variedad es su capacidad de conservación en la post-recolección. Aunque se ha investigado mucho como se comporta el melón del tipo Cantaloupe y el melón...
M. Valdenegro
M. Ramírez
M. J. Cabello
F. Ribas
F. Romojaro
Horticultura

Minimizing Postharvest Diseases of Kiwifruit

Kiwifruit production is one of the nation’s newest and fastest-developing agricultural industries, most of which is located in the California Central Valley. California production has developed as a consequence of the phenomenal suc- cess earlier scored by New Zealand pio- neers who...
Noel F. Sommer
Donald C. Edwards
Robert J. Fortlage
California Agriculture

Caribbean Hot Pepper Production and Post Harvest Manual

This manual describes the best practices in all aspects of commercial hot pepper production and post-harvest handling, utilising materials, technologies and support services that are generally available to the Caribbean producer. The manual incorporates the principles of Good Agricultural...
Anil Sinha
Joan Petersen
FAO and CARDI

A Guide to the Common Postharvest Diseases & Disorders of Navel Oranges and Mandarins Grown in Inland Australia

  This guide should be used to identify disorders when fruit arrives at overseas markets and to provide useful feedback to the industry when a problem occurs. It is aimed to assist growers, packers, wholesalers and exporters that may be present at outturn. As such, the information provided...
Peter Taverner
Barry Tugwell
Brian Wild
South Australian Research and Development Institute

Effect of radiofrequency heating on the quality of ‘Fuyu’ persimmon fruit as a treatment for control of the Mexican fruit fly

  The external and internal quality of Fuyu persimmon fruit (Diospyros kaki L.) was evaluated after heating with radiofrequency (RF) energy to 48, 50, or 52 C, holding at the target temperatures for durations ranging from 0.5 to 18 minutes, hydrocooling, and ripening at 20 C for 12 days....
Maria E. Monzon
Bill Biasi
Elizabeth J. Mitcham
HortScience

Effects of various coatings and antioxidants on peel browning of ‘Bartlett’ pears

  Peel browning of ‘Bartlett’ pears (Pyrus communis L) caused by various mechanical injuries during postharvest handling results in a reduction in visual quality. Various commercial and experimental coatings and antioxidants with potential to reduce peel browning of pears have been...
Xuqiao Feng
Bill Biasi
Elizabeth J Mitcham
Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture

Manual de Cosecha y Mercadeo

El módulo de Poscosecha y Mercadeo, que a continuación se presenta, es un recurso educativo que será utilizado por docentes y estudiantes del Bachillerato Técnico Profesional en Agricultura. Este material didáctico está diseñado con el objetivo de...
Moises Castellanos
Ivanna Vejerano
Edwin Fores
Escuela Agricola Panamericana Zamorano

Identificación y Control Postcosecha de las Enfermedades del Tomate en la Florida

En Florida, la producción de tomate es desafiada frecuentemente por una lista de enfermedades de plantas que se propician en los climas húmedos y calurosos. Las condiciones que promueven estas enfermedades también favorecen a la descomposición de los...
Michael J. Mahovic
Steven A. Sargent
Jerry A. Bartz
Elena E. Lon Kan
University of Florida

Interactions between 1-MCP concentration, treatment interval and storage time for ‘Bartlett’ pears

  Storage trials were carried out over two seasons to determine a suitable treatment protocol for the use 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) with ‘Bartlett’ (Williams) pears. In the 2000 season, pears were exposed to 0, 0.01, 0.1, 0.5 or 1.0 µLL−1 1-MCP at 0 °C, then...
J.H. Ekman
M. Clayton
W.V. Biasi
E.J. Mitcham
Postharvest Biology and Technology