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New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

  El análisis de crecimiento vegetal es una herramienta útil para predecir variables respuesta como el área foliar y el índice de área foliar con respecto al tiempo. Estas variables son de gran utilidad para generar modelos matemáticos y predecir el...
  Los invernaderos semicerrados son más eficientes en el uso del agua y energía respecto de los convencionales. Sin embargo, uno de los desafíos es el control de la humedad. En este trabajo, se utilizó la información generada durante el ciclo 2012 de producci...
  Insecticides play an important role in increasing agricultural production, but their extensive use has led to environmental problems including health hazards to humans. The present study was carried out to investigate the residual levels and dissipation behavior of four insecticides, namely...
  ‘Ancho’ type chilis (Capsicum annuum L. var. annuum) are an important ingredient in the traditional cuisine of Mexico and so are in high demand. It includes six native sub-types with morphological and fruit color differences. However, the genetic diversity of the set of these...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  Se evaluó el comportamiento de frutos de tomatillo (Physalis ixocarpa Brot.) intactos (con cáliz) y descascarados (sin cáliz) en postcosecha, durante cuatro semanas, a 20 °C, en una tecnología de atmósfera modificada (AM), con películas pl...
  Objective: The main objective of this study was to extend shelf life of Cambuci peppers stored under refrigeration or at room temperature by using biodegradable films with Spirulina platensis as coating. Materials and Methods: Peppers were washed, sanitized and...
  Tomates frescos variedad italiana fueron sometidos a procesos de desinfección superficial utilizando soluciones de hipoclorito de calcio para determinar su eficiencia germicida y la cinética que gobierna el proceso de inactivación superficial en gérmenes aerobios...
  Three wrapping materials (kraft paper + straw, kraft paper and news paper) and five cold storage durations (0, 8, 16, 24 and 32-day) were investigated for total soluble solids (TSS) of plum (cv. Shablon) during cold storage at -1°C temperature and 98% relative humidity. The...