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New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

  Las plantaciones bananeras en México son fuente de generación de empleos, sin embargo, son afectadas por diversos patógenos, entre ellos Mycosphaerella fijiensis, causante de la enfermedad conocida como Sigatoka negra. El principal método de control de este pat...
  La agricultura bajo protección es una tendencia creciente entre pequeños y medianos agricultores de hortalizas en Guatemala. Sin embargo, existe la interrogante sobre la rentabilidad económica de este tipo de proyectos. Se presenta un análisis sobre la producci...
  El objetivo del presente trabajo fue analizar el impacto micro-económico que produce la introducción del cultivo de frambuesa en una pyme hortícola de Coronda, dedicada esencialmente a la producción de frutillas.El patrón de diversificación actual es...
   The experiment was conducted at farmer`s field of FSRD site, Hazirhat, Noakhali during Rabi season of 2011-2012 and 2012-13 to utilize inter-space of watermelon field through garlic production. The experiment consisted of 5 treatments are as follows: T = Sole watermelon (Glory), T =...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  Amaranth is a leafy vegetable with high nutrient content which is sensitive to temperature and low relative humidity. Delays in shipment to market may result in significant losses, therefore improved packaging to minimize mechanical damage and reduce moisture loss are desirable. Amaranth was...
  U.S. exported lettuce, broccoli, asparagus, and strawberries often harbor western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), a quarantined pest in Taiwan, and therefore require quarantine treatment. Fumigation with diluted pure phosphine at a low...
  Several studies have been reported on the potential health benefits of cocoa polyphenols. However, heat treatment on cocoa beans during drying has an inhibitory effect on the retention of its polyphenols. The polyphenol degradation mechanism due to heating is scarcely reported in literatures...
  The edible film made from banana flour and banana puree (Musa AAA) were estimated the mechanical properties, water vapor permeability (WVP), color and solubility. The potassium metabisulfite (KMS) and ascorbic acid were used as the browning prevention chemicals. The banana flour film had 3x2...