Fresh Produce - Fresh-cut, Postharvest, Food Safety

Preharvest Treatments to Enhance “Keitt” Mangoes Ripening and to Extend Their Shelf Life

  Mango fruit growers and producers have been facing many major problems that influence the yield, quality and shelf life. In this study, a new approach was followed to achieve the balance between reducing fruit abscission, improving fruit quality especially coloration while...
Karim M. Farag
Neven M.N. Nagy
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule: Worker Health, Hygiene and Training

  The Produce Safety Rule (PSR) is one of the seven food safety regulations that are part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The PSR sets a series of standards for the safe growing, harvesting, packing, and holding of produce grown for human consumption: 21 Code of Federal...
Theresa Pittman
Amber D. Vallotton
Rachel Pfuntner
Laura K. Strawn
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Guide to Identifying Food Safety Hazards in Greenhouse Systems

  Table of Contents: Overview General Pre-plant Stage Production Stage Harvest Stage Post-Harvest Handling Stage References        
Amber Vallotton
Laura K. Strawn
Joyce Latimer
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Calidad y Comportamiento Poscosecha de Frutos de Rambután (Nephelium lappaceum L.) por Efectos de Prácticas Agronómicas

  Nephelium lappaceum L. es un fruto tropical altamente perecedero debido a que es susceptible a la deshidratación y oxidación del pericarpio, lo que disminuye su aceptación en el mercado para consumo en fresco. El presente estudio tuvo como objetivo evaluar el efecto de...
Carlos Hugo Avendaño-Arrazate
Diana Guerra-Ramírez
Oscar Andrés del Ángel-Coronel
Juan Guillermo Cruz-Castillo
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Postharvest Quality and Behavior of Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum L.) Fruits due to The Effects of Agronomic Practices

  Nephelium lappaceum L. is a highly perishable tropical fruit because of its susceptibility to pericarp dehydration and oxidation, which decreases its acceptance in the fresh produce market. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of agronomic practices such as pruning, girdling and...
Carlos Hugo Avendaño-Arrazate
Esaú del Carmen Moreno-Pérez
María Teresa Martínez-Damián
Oscar Cruz-Alvarez
Haidel Vargas-Madríz
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

2018 Southeastern US Vegetable Crop Handbook

  Table of Contents: General Production Recommendations List of Insects, Disease, and Weed Control Tables Specific Commodity Recommendation Pest Management Calibrating Chemical Application Equipment Registered Fungicides, Insecticides, and Miticides for Vegetables Insect and Weed Control...
A. Majumdar
J.M. Kemble
G.G. Kennedy
J.F. Walgenbach
R.B. Batts
M. Clough
J.M. Davis
E.R. Eure
C.C. Gunter
K.M. Jennings
D.W. Monks
J.R. Schultheis
A.C. Thornton
T.E. Birdsell
L.M. Quesada-Ocampo
F.J. Louws
I.M. Meadows
A.N. Sparks
G.E. Boyhan
T.W. Coolong
B. Dutta
S. Culpepper
R. A. Schmidt-Jeffris
P. Smith
R.L. Hassell
G.A. Miller
B.K. Ward
A. Keinath
M. Cutulle
K. Fontenot
C. Motsenbocker
T. Smith
R. Singh
E. Rebek
L. Brandenberger
G. Driever
J. Shrefler
K. Woodburn
J. Damicone
H. Zhang
R.D. French
J. Lee
A. McWhirt
R.T. Bessin
E. Pfeufer
H. Savoy
F.A. Hale
C. Sams
A.L. Wszelaki
R.A. Arancibia
R.A. Straw
T.P. Kuhar
S.L. Rideout
M.S. Reiter
Southeastern Vegetable Extension Workers

Olive Fruit Detachment Force against Pulling and Torsional Stress

  Olive harvesting often requires high hand labour, considering that workers, with long poles or hand held devices, aid trunk shaker due to low harvesting efficiency. Currently, fruit detachment force (FDF) and fruit fresh weight were used to predict harvesting efficiency, although during...
Francisco J. Castillo-Ruiz
Sergio Tombesi
Daniela Farinelli
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research

Effects of Five Years Adoption of No-Tillage Systems for Vegetables Crops in Soil Organic Matter Contents

  Vegetables productions systems are done normally with intense soil tillage causing a strong decline of soil quality. Use of conservation systems can be an alternative to recover this quality. In order to evaluate the effects of such systems on soil organic matter, an...
Carlos E. P. Lima
ítalo M. R. Guedes
Juscimar da Silva
Flávia A. Alcântara
Nuno R. Madeira
Agnaldo D. F. Carvalho
Mariana R. Fontenelle
Agricultural Sciences

Post-Harvest Handling Practices and Losses for Legumes and Starchy Staples in Uganda

  High postharvest losses in developing countries negate the efforts geared towards improving food security. Poor produce quality including high prevalence of mycotoxin contamination is another significant problem. Appropriate postharvest handling and processing provide opportunities to...
Juliet E. Tibagonzeka
Grace Akumu
Florence Kiyimba
Abel Atukwase
Julius Wambete
Joseph Bbemba
John H. Muyonga
Agricultural Sciences

Inhibición del Bronceado En Cáscara de Chirimoya ‘Fino de Jete’ por Aplicación de 6-Bencilaminopurina

  La chirimoya (Annona cherimola Mill.) es climatérica, su vida poscosecha se acorta por el bronceado de cáscara y ablandamiento del fruto. El objetivo de esta investigación fue evaluar el efecto poscosecha de la aplicación de 6-bencilaminopurina (BAP) en chirimoya...
Aaran A. Morales P.
Omar Franco-Mora
Álvaro Castañeda-Vildózola
Edgar Jesús Morales-Rosales
Scientia Agropecuaria