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Horticulture International (AgriFoodGateway) is the most comprehensive horticulture information database with more than 3,500 technical bulletins from research institutions around the world.

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New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

  El objetivo fue evaluar la multiplicación in vitro de dos variedades de arándano (Vaccinium corymbosum L.), “Brigitta” y “Legacy”, en respuesta a cinco densidades de explantes (5, 10, 15, 20 y 25) y cuatro volúmenes de medio (10, 20, 30 y 40 mL)...
  Se evaluó el crecimiento, desarrollo y calidad de frutos de arándano (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) variedad Brigitta bajo diversas mallas de sombreo. Los ensayos se realizaron en plantas de 7 años en un huerto comercial de Collipulli, Región de La Araucanía,...
  El use de invernaderos ha crecido en los últimos 10 años en la región de Solola. A pesar de la exitosa adopción de dicha technología y del elevado aumento en la productividad respecto a la producción a campo obierto, aún existen retos para...
  A comprehensive understanding of plant metabolism could provide a direct mechanism for improving nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) in crops. One of the major barriers to achieving this outcome is our poor understanding of the complex metabolic networks, physiological factors, and...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  Edible coatings are used to improve fruits appearance and storage and to extend their shelf-life. The effects of chitosan and sodium alginate as edible coatings on the quality of fresh blueberries during storage were studied. Berries were treated with coatings, packed in...
  El contenido de metabolitos tales como fenoles y flavonoides en el membrillo se ha relacionado con efectos de promoción de la salud humana debido a sus propiedades antioxidantes y funcionales. Este estudio tuvo como objetivo investigar el impacto térmico del secado por ventana...
  Fruit and vegetable juices and beverages are generally preserved by thermal processing, currently being the most cost-effective means ensuring microbial safety and enzyme deactivation. However, thermal treatments may induce several chemical and physical changes that impair the...
  Food packaging materials are traditionally expected to contain foodstuffs and protect them from deteriorating agents. Although petroleum-derived polymers have been widely used for this purpose, the rising concern with their nonrenewable and/or nonbiodegradable nature paves the route for...