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New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

  Blackberries (Rubus spp.) are of interest among strawberry and vegetable growers in Virginia looking to diversify their crops. Including blackberries in farm plans could allow these growers to keep their farms and pick-your-own activities open to customers for a longer duration,...
  Table of Contents:  Objectives Introduction Start with High-Quality Plants Transporting Plants Selecting a Container Material Weight Color Drainage Size Potting Mixes, Substrates, or Growing Media Qualties of Good Growing Media Potting Plants Repotting Nutrient Management​...
  Table of Contents: Objectives Introduction Strawberries Blackberries and Raspberries (Brambles or Caneberries) Blueberries Grapes Kiwis Case Study—Think IPM: Berry Problems Frequently Asked Questions Further Reading Chapter Text Hyperlinks For More Information NC State and NC...
  Xanthomonas fragariae is the causative agent of the angular leaf spot of strawberries (FragariaXananassa Duch). This microorganism is subject to quarantine for the mobilization and transport of propagation plant material in several countries. There is no information about the pathogen’...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  The gooseberry is one of the exotic fruit species most important in Colombia. Calcium has been shown to be important for quality maintenance in fruits and vegetables, as it prevents a number of physiological disorders reinforce the cell walls and stabilize cellular membranes. With the aim...
  Mango fruit growers and producers have been facing many major problems that influence the yield, quality and shelf life. In this study, a new approach was followed to achieve the balance between reducing fruit abscission, improving fruit quality especially coloration while...
  The Produce Safety Rule (PSR) is one of the seven food safety regulations that are part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The PSR sets a series of standards for the safe growing, harvesting, packing, and holding of produce grown for human consumption: 21 Code of Federal...
  Table of Contents: Overview General Pre-plant Stage Production Stage Harvest Stage Post-Harvest Handling Stage References