In 2010, the Nation’s utilized production of the leading noncitrus fruit crops totaled 17.0 million tons, down 6 percent from the 2009 utilized production. Utilized production increased from 2009 for bananas, cultivated blueberries, kiwifruit, nectarines, strawberries, California olives, California plums, and peaches.
Global Cherry Production and Consumption to Shrink
Global cherry production is forecast at 2 million metric tons, down 11 percent as cold wet weather conditions this past spring in many parts of the United States and the EU-27 hindered bloom, pollination, and growth. Production in the United States is estimated to drop 25 percent while EU-27 production is down 14 percent. Production in Turkey is unchanged from last year. Global fresh consumption is forecast to decline 4 percent to 1.4 million metric tons due to lower availability from the United States and the EU-27.
A Strong Yen and the Systems Approach Provide New Opportunities to Expand U.S. Cherry Exports to Japan
Turkey continues to be one of the world’s major producers of fresh fruit and vegetables. Stone fruits account for 14 percent of fruit production in Turkey, the third most significant after deciduous and citrus fruits. Most stone fruit is consumed fresh in the domestic market.
Cherry and peach production were significantly affected by unfavorable weather conditions in MY 2007 and production of both crops decreased significantly. In line with low production levels, cherry exports also decreased to 29,000 MT in MY 2007 from 57,000 MT in MY 2006.
This article presents postharvest information and storage requirements for Nectarine. It also includes information on quality characteristics, maturity indices, grading, packaging, pre-cooling, retail display, chilling sensitivity, ethylene production and sensitivity, respiration rates, physiological disorders, postharvest pathology, quarantine issues, and suitability as fresh-cut product.
Effect of Fruit Ripeness and Storage Temperature on the Deterioration Rate of Fresh-cut Peach and Nectarine Slices
This guide includes handling pesticides, safety tips, spray volume and rate calculations, calibrations, dilute spraying, low-volume spraying, spray adjuvants among other topics. Also includes spray schedule for apple, pear, cherry, peach, and plum. Efficacy of selected insecticides, acaricides, and fungicides. Restricted-Entry Intervals (REI) and Pre-harvest interval (PHI) for fungicides and insecticides. Weed control and herbicide recommendations for apple, pear, peach, nectarine, plum, and cherry.
Este es un completo estudio de mercado global para duraznos, nectarines y otros frutales de hueso. Los puntos abarcados son la oferta y demanda internacional, las exportaciones Chilenas y por último las oportunidades para las exportaciones Chilenas.