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New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

  Reverse osmosis is used widely in the maple syrup industry to concentrate maple sap and increase the overall efficiency and profitability of syrup production. Sets of samples from maple producers utilizing a range of sap concentration levels were collected and analyzed to provide a portrait...
  Defoliation is the application of chemicals to encourage or force cotton leaves to drop from the plant in order to harvest the crop in a timely manner. Defoliation is a balancing act between killing the leaves and not affecting the leaf. For successful defoliation, the leaf must stay alive...
  During 2016, our laboratory completed a three year project tracking the occurrence and impact of strawberry clipper weevil in annual, plasticuture strawberry fields. Our results have recently been published, and we would like to share them with strawberry growers and extension agents....
  Exirel Insecticide (FMC Corporation) has recently received an expanded federal label which includes use in caneberries against spotted wing drosophila (SWD). While we are still waiting on the state label for Exirel in caneberries in North Carolina, we expect it be available for use during...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  Cilantro is a leafy vegetable commonly used for seasoning purpose that is highly perishable and has high postharvest loss losing 1.03 ml water per gram per day. It is therefore an alternative method of storage is needed to extend storage life of Cilantro. So, the research was carried out to...
  Dentre os compostos antioxidantes presentes nas frutas vermelhas destaca-se a antocianina, que é responsável pela coloração vermelha-arroxeada dos frutos. Este pigmento é facilmente degradado ao longo do período de armazenamento e devido ao...
  The production and consumption of coffee are increasing despite the roadblocks to its agriculture and global trade. The unique, refreshing, and stimulating final cupping quality of coffee is the only reason for this rising production and consumption. Coffee quality is a multifaceted trait...
  Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is one of the most important grain legumes worldwide. Polyphenols are the predominant bioactive components with multifold bioactivities in diverse common bean cultivars. Phenolic acids, flavonoids, and proanthocyanidins are the main polyphenols in...