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New Bulletins in Fruit & Vegetable Production

  This paper is aimed to monitor the soil nitrate nitrogen content in the apple orchards rapidly, accurately and in real time by making full use of the effective information of soil spectra. The 96 air-dried soil samples of the apple orchards in Qixia county, Yantai city, Shandong province...
  Remote sensing and GIS techniques were employed for prioritization of the Zerqa River watershed. Forty-three 4th order sub-watersheds were prioritized based on morphometric and Principal Component Analysis (PCA), in order to examine the effectiveness of morphometric parameters in watershed...
  Excessive input of heavy metals in water reservoir and cultivated land primarily affects the growth and yield of crops. The aim of this work was to study the mechanism of Cd toxicity and damage to photosynthetic pigments and their efficiency and the potential of natural (OA) and synthetic...
  This study aimed to estimate genetic parameters of Turiaçu pineapple clones using mixed models; and estimate genetic correlation coefficient between  traits, to provide important information to breeding programs. For this, 19 pineapple plants were visually selected and...

New Bulletins in Fresh Produce

  Background and Objective: Litchi is a tropical fruit of high commercial value and high demand in national and international markets. Its main postharvest problem is the rapid pericarp browning, color loss and rotting which is due to environmental factors such as temperature and storage...
  Las dalias, además de su uso como flores de ornato, se consumen en gran variedad de alimentos; no obstante, una vez que se cosechan su vida útil es menor a tres días. El objetivo de este trabajo fue evaluar el efecto antimicrobiano del cinamaldehído a 0.25 % en...
  La exportación de aguacate implica una serie de problemas postcosecha debido a que el fruto tiene vida de anaquel limitada, así como marcada sensibilidad al desarrollo de daños por frío al usar temperaturas bajas para prolongar su vida útil. Existen...
  El envasado pasivo como barrera física entre el alimento y su entorno no permite posibles interacciones beneficiosas. Por otro lado, la acumulación del material plástico derivado del petróleo usado en el envasado es una problemática mundial, por causa de su...