Postharvest of Fruit and Vegetables

Comportamiento de frutos de tomatillo (Physalis ixocarpa Brot.) con cáliz y sin cáliz en atmósfera modificada

  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...
Nilfra Cecilia Flores-Flores
Anabel Gerónimo-Cruz
Salvador Valle-Guadarrama
Teresa Monroy-Gutiérrez
Adalberto Gómez-Cruz
Irán Alia-Tejacal
Ingeniería Agrícola y Biosistemas

Biodegradable Films with Spirulina platensis as Coating for Cambuci Peppers (Capsicum sp.)

  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...
Tais Cardoso
Ivo Mottin Demiate
Eliane Dalva Godoy Danesi
American Journal of Food Technology

Modelamiento de la Cinética de Desinfección Superficial de Tomates (Lycopersicum esculentum) Fescos Usando Soluciones de Cloro

  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...
Miguel Ángel Solano Cornejo
Scientia Agropecuaria

Interactive Effects of Wrapping Materials and Cold Storage Durations on Total Soluble Solids of Plum

  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...
Majid Rashidi
Mahdi Hosseini Bahri
Jafar Abdi
Amirhossein Ahmadbeyki
Fariborz Naserzaeim
Agricultural Engineering Research Journ

Producción de Etileno y Cambios Asociados a la Maduración de Aguacate 'Hass' y 'Carmen Hass'

  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...
Nallely Rosas Flores
Crescenciano Saucedo Veloz
Cecilia García Osorio y Daniela Saucedo Reyes
Revista Iberoamericana de Tecnología Postcosecha

Mango Handling and Ripening Protocol

  Contents: Objective and Overview Understanding Mango Maturity and Ripeness Mango Receiving and Quality Assessment Temperature Management Mango Storage Mango Transportation Mango Handling and Merchandising at the Store Mango Ripening Fore More Resources Acknolwedgements Appendix
National Mango Board
National Mango Board

Survival of Foodborne Pathogens on Berries

  Fresh and frozen berries are popular foods. When berries are picked for fresh consumption, they are usually packed directly without washing because they are highly perishable. Fresh berries also are commonly included in fresh-cut fruit mixtures sold as a ready-to-eat...
Mary Palumbo
Linda J. Harris
Michelle D. Danyluk
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Calidad Microbiológica y Parasitológica de Lechuga (Lactuca sativa) y Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum) Expendidos en la Parroquia Santa Rita, Aragua, Venezuela

  Las hortalizas aportan grandes beneficios para la salud debido a sus innumerables propiedades alimenticias; sin embargo, existe una gran variedad de factores que ponen en riesgo la calidad sanitaria de las mismas constituyéndose en vehículos para enfermedades de transmisi...
Nirza Noguera Machado
Luis Ojeda Ojeda
Raquel Mejía
Francheska Martínez
Dayma González
Dayana Requena
Revista Venezolana de Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos

Postharvest Noninvasive Classification of Tough-fibrous Asparagus Using Computed Tomography Images

  This research was devised to evaluate Computed Tomography (CT) for asparagus fibrousness detection and more specifically develop and test an automatic image analysis method (algorithm) to classify CT images obtained from 859 asparagus (Asparagus officinalis L.) segment (...
Irwin R. Donis-González
Daniel E. Guyer
Anthony Peaseb
Postharvest Biology and Technology

A Freshness Indicator for Leafy Greens

  Freshness is a very desirable but somewhat elusive characteristic for leafy greens. Leafy greens contain a significant amount of protein, and accumulation of ammonia as a byproduct of protein metabolism can occur when products lose freshness and begin to deteriorate. In this project we...
Marita Cantwell
Gyunghoon Hong
Judy Song
California Leafy Greens Research Program