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New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

  El objetivo del trabajo fue evaluar el efecto de repelencia de 3 extractos naturales de plantas (tomillo, chile picante/ajo y canela/clavo de olor), para combatir la mosca blanca en el cultivo de melón, con el fin de incluirlos en propuestas de combate y disminuir costos de control....
  El intervalo hídrico óptimo, basado en umbrales de humedad volumétrica en el sustrato (θvs), permite un control preciso del volumen y la frecuencia de riego. Se determinaron los umbrales de θvs para el manejo del riego en los cultivos de tomate y chile dulce...
  A ocorrência de Raphanus raphanistrum resistente aos herbicidas ALS, em lavouras de trigo, ocasiona perdas de rendimento na cultura, sendo necessário conhecer os fatores que influenciam na interferência dessa planta daninha, para, assim, desenvolver estratégias de...
  O potássio constitui uma fonte de recurso natural não renovável, e é utilizado em grandes quantidades nas adubações cafeeiras, por meio de formulações, basicamente, importadas na forma de cloreto de potássio. Uma alternativa para...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  This investigation was carried out to increase storability of Florida Prince peach fruits using coating nano chitosan at 0, 200, 400 and 800 ppm. The effect of these treatments on some quality characteristics after cold storage at 0±1°C and 90-95% (RH) for four weeks plus three...
  The Chimney Solar Dryer Manual provides an introduction to this efficient, low-cost solar dryer designed by UC Davis researchers. The manual includes directions for how to build the chimney solar dryer and how to use it to dry fruits and vegetables. The UC Davis chimney solar dryer was...
  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 ...