Fresh Produce - Fresh-cut, Postharvest, Food Safety

Iraq - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

This report was prepared by the Office of Agricultural Affairs in the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq is still going through a transition from a centrally-run economic system to a more market-oriented economy. Across the government, many regulations and policies are being revised; therefore,...
Walid Sharif
USDA GAIN

Manejo poscosecha de zucchini

  El manejo poscosecha de zucchini es importante debido a que las perdidas pueden llegar a 100% del cultivo por problemas de daño mecánico, pudrición, maduración y deshidratación. Con el manejo correcto y condiciones de transporte y almacenamiento adecuadas,...
USAID-RED
USAID

Glyphosate Exposure Contributes to Internal Browning of Apples during Long-Term Storage

Glyphosate (Round-Up and generics) is an important tool for managing ground cover beneath apple trees. According to the last available data from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, 54% of New York apple acreage was treated with glyphosate at least once in 2007, and 10...
Dave Rosenberger
Chris Watkins
Mario Miranda Sazo
Craig Kahlke
Jacqueline Nock
New York Fruit Quarterly

Control Biológico de Colletotrichum gloeosporioides [(Penz.) Penz. y Sacc.] en Papaya Maradol Roja (Carica papaya L.) y Fisiología Postcosecha de Frutos Infectados

Para tratar de controlar biológicamente la antracnosis (Colletotrichum gloeosporioides) mediante bacterias antagonistas y extractos de plantas con propiedades fungitóxicas, y evaluar los efectos de esta enfermedad sobre algunas características físicas, químicas y...
Patricia Elizabeth Baños
Emma Zavaleta
Ma. Teresa Colinas
Isaac Luna
Juan Gabriel Gutiérrez
Revista Mexicana de Fitopatología

Postharvest application of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) extends shelf life of kiwifruit

  The role of postharvest application of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) in the softening of ‘Hayward’ kiwifruit under different cold storage conditions was investigated. 1-MCP treated fruit (0.0, 0.5, 1.0 μl L-1) were kept in cold storage (1°C) up to 6 months before ripening....
C.M. Cantin
D. Holcroft
C.H. Crisosto
Acta Horticulturae

Manejo Poscosecha de Pataste

El manejo poscosecha de pataste para exportación es importante debido a que las perdidas pueden llegar a 100% del cultivo por problemas de daño mecánico, pudrición y maduración prematura. Con el manejo correcto y condiciones de transporte y almacenamiento...
USAID-RED
USAID

Senegal - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Senegal established the National Committee for International Trade Negotiations (CNNCI) in 2002 as the governmental body in charge of consultation and coordination between the government, the private sector and consumer associations on all matters concerning implementation of bilateral, regional...
Russell Knight
Fana Sylla
USDA GAIN

Denmark - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards 2011

Responsibility for the safety of food and agricultural products in Denmark is shared between three Danish authorities: The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, the Danish Plant Directorate and the Danish Directorate for Fisheries. The food administration is the central supervisory authority...
Asa Wideback
USDA GAIN

Manejo Poscosecha de Calabaza

  El manejo poscosecha de calabaza “Butternut” para exportación es importante debido a que las perdidas pueden llegar a 100% del cultivo por problemas de daño mecánico, pudrición y deshidratación. Con el manejo correcto y condiciones de transporte...
USAID-RED
USAID

Harvesting and Handling Effects on Postharvest Decay

  Purpose of review: The aims of this review are: (1) to highlight the most significant results over the last few years in harvesting methods and pre- and postharvest handling of horticultural products; and (2) to provide insights in terms of technological aspects, with special reference to...
T.J. Michailides
G.A. Manganaris
Stewart Postharvest Review