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New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

  The ornamental activity is an important sector for the Mexican economy. The production of flowers in containers depends partly on the substrate used for its planting. The physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of the substrate, the production system, the crop management, and the...
  Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia) is widely cultivated as a vegetable and medicinal herb in many Asian and African countries. After the sequencing of the cucumber (Cucumis sativus), watermelon (Citrullus lanatus), and melon (Cucumis melo) genomes, bitter gourd became the...
  La actividad ornamental es un sector importante en la economía de México. La producción de flores en contenedor depende en parte del sustrato usado para su cultivo. Las características físicas, químicas y biológicas del sustrato, el sistema de...
  Vanilla production is threatened by fungi, which cause diseases such as Fusariumoxysporum. This research aimed to identify Fusarium associated with rot of wild Vanilla in Nayarit, México, by morphological, molecular and pathogenic characteristics. Morphological...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  Freshness is a very desirable but somewhat elusive characteristic for leafy greens. Leafy greens contain a significant amount of protein, and accumulation of ammonia as a byproduct of protein metabolism can occur when products lose freshness and begin to deteriorate. In this project we...
  Las verduras son una fuente de minerales y fibra necesarias para la alimentación. La falta de tiempo para la preparación de ensaladas y la limitada oferta de productos mínimamente procesados, es lo que originó este proceso investigativo. La lechuga se desinfecto y...
  Approximately 75% of all tomatoes in the United States are consumed as processed and 25% as fresh. One of the first steps during processing involves removal of the peel and, unfortunately, more than 25% of the fruits (as measured by total weight) can be lost due to overpeeling. Additionally...
  Folates play a key role in human one-carbon metabolism and are provided by food. It is well established that folates are beneficial in the prevention of neural tube defects and cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases. Fruits and vegetables, and especially green vegetables, are the main...