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New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

  El regadío español se va a enfrentar a nuevos condicionantes climatológicos, energéticos, sociales y medioambientales, que van a condicionar su productividad. Por ello, la optimización energética e hídrica del mismo es imprescindible. La...
  Boron (B) is associated with reproductive and antioxidant metabolism in plants, and in southern Chile, the deficiency of this micronutrient is ameliorated through foliar applications that are a part of agricultural management, thus ensuring the productivity of crops including highbush...
  The study was conducted at Egerton University in 2010/2011 in a split plot experiment, arranged in a randomized complete block design. The research was replicated three times and repeated once. Main plots were assigned to potato cultivars (Tigoni and Asante), while subplots were assigned to...
  Fast identification of pesticide residue level in lettuce leaves plays a key role in the test of food safety. In order to identify the different concentrations pesticide residues of lettuce leaves in a fast and nondestructive way, the hyperspectra coupled with chlorophyll fluorescence...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  El estudio del comportamiento de la calidad postcosecha en la batata (Ipomea batatas (L) Lam) bajo condiciones de almacenamiento a temperatura ambiente (30+1ºC y 60+ 1%Hr) y refrigeración comercial (13+1ºC y 80+1% HR), tuvo por objetivo conocer el tiempo de vida útil...
  The baby leaves of mini Pakchoi Brassica chinensis are gaining popularity due to its pleasant appearance, flavour, tender texture and nutrition. Effects of retail packaging on the nutritional quality of Brassica chinensis at 4°C were studied. Samples were packaged using polyethylene bags...
  En México la temporada alta de producción de aguacate ‘Hass’ es de octubre a febrero, la media en marzo a mayo y la baja de junio a septiembre. El cultivar Carmen Hass, proveniente de una floración “fuera de temporada”, se cosecha en los meses de...
   An effective way to control post-harvest rotting of table grapes is the use of sulfur dioxide (SO2 ). However, under certain conditions, the use of SO2 can cause significant loss, mainly associated with bleaching of the berries. Therefore, it is believed that the use of bags with and...