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New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

  The effect of salicylic acid at 0.5, 1.0 and 1.5 mM and polyethylene glycol at 0.2, 0.4 and 0.6 % on physiological and chemical changes of Valencia Oranges during cold storage were evaluated during 2014 and 2015 seasons. Fruit treated with high concentrations of both substances exhibited...
  Casuarina equisetifolia Linn. is native from Australia Eastward into Melanesia, extotic trees in peninsular India and coastal Southeast Asia. The present investigation was carried out ten good rooting and poor rooting clones of Casuarina equisetifolia were subjected to various biochemical...
  Field experiments were conducted for two successive years to study the response of forage corn to different methods. Tillage treatments in the study were moldboard plow + two passes of disk harrow as conventional tillage (CT), two passes of disk harrow as reduced tillage (RT), one pass of...
  El presente trabajo se realizó con el objetivo de evaluar la influencia de aplicaciones foliares de QuitoMax® en el crecimiento y en la composición por calibres del número de tubérculos en una plantación de papa dedicada a la obtención de ´...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  El objetivo del presente trabajo fue realizar una caracterización poscosecha de frutos de tacaco de diferente edad cronológica. Durante julio y agosto de 2014 y, enero y febrero de 2015 se evaluaron frutos recién cuajados, con y sin espinas, procedentes de Cartago, Costa...
  Caneberries, which include blackberries and raspberries, must be picked when the berries are ripe or nearly ripe to ensure quality. Their thin fruit skin, high respiration rate, and high ethylene production make these berries extremely susceptible to postharvest ...
  Numerous outbreaks of Escherichia coli O157:H7 have been linked to the consumption of leafy vegetables. However, up to the present, little has been known about E. coli O157:H7’s adaptive responses to survival on actively growing (and thus responsive) plants. In this study, whole...
  Control of green mold, caused by Penicillium digitatum, by fungicides raises several problems, such as emergence of resistant pathogens, as well as concerns about the environment and consumers’ health. As potential alternatives, the effects of chitosan on green mold disease and the...