Postharvest of Fruit and Vegetables

Coating Florida Prince Peach Fruits with Nano-Chitosan for Increasing Storage and Shelf Life

  This investigation was carried out to increase storability of Florida Prince peach fruits using coating nano chitosan at 0, 200, 400 and 800 ppm. The effect of these treatments on some quality characteristics after cold storage at 0±1°C and 90-95% (RH) for four weeks plus three...
M.M. Ibrahim
M.M. Gad
American-Eurasian Journal for Agricultural & Environmental Science

Chimney solar dryer manual

  The Chimney Solar Dryer Manual provides an introduction to this efficient, low-cost solar dryer designed by UC Davis researchers. The manual includes directions for how to build the chimney solar dryer and how to use it to dry fruits and vegetables. The UC Davis chimney solar dryer was...
Michael Reid
James Thompson
Horticulture Innovation Lab Demonstration Center at UC Davis

Caracterización poscosecha de frutos de tacaco (Sechium edule) en Cartago, Costa Rica

  El objetivo del presente trabajo fue realizar una caracterización poscosecha de frutos de tacaco de diferente edad cronológica. Durante julio y agosto de 2014 y, enero y febrero de 2015 se evaluaron frutos recién cuajados, con y sin espinas, procedentes de Cartago, Costa...
María del Milagro Cerdas-Araya
Johanny Castro-Chinchilla
Agronomía Mesoamericana

A Longer Marketing Life for Blackberry and Raspberry Fruit

  Caneberries, which include blackberries and raspberries, must be picked when the berries are ripe or nearly ripe to ensure quality. Their thin fruit skin, high respiration rate, and high ethylene production make these berries extremely susceptible to postharvest ...
Jayesh B. Samtani
Mosbah M. Kushad
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Microarray-Based Screening of Differentially Expressed Genes of E. coli O157:H7 Sakai during Preharvest Survival on Butterhead Lettuce

  Numerous outbreaks of Escherichia coli O157:H7 have been linked to the consumption of leafy vegetables. However, up to the present, little has been known about E. coli O157:H7’s adaptive responses to survival on actively growing (and thus responsive) plants. In this study, whole...
Inge Van der Linden
Bart Cottyn
Mieke Uyttendaele
Geertrui Vlaemynck
Marc Heyndrickx
Martine Maes
Nicola Holden
Agriculture

Effectiveness of Postharvest Treatment with Chitosan to Control Citrus Green Mold

  Control of green mold, caused by Penicillium digitatum, by fungicides raises several problems, such as emergence of resistant pathogens, as well as concerns about the environment and consumers’ health. As potential alternatives, the effects of chitosan on green mold disease and the...
Mohammed El Guilli
Abdelhak Hamza
Christophe Clément
Mohammed Ibriz
Essaid Ait Barka
Agriculture

Aislamiento, Identificación y Sensibilidad A Antifúngicos de Hongos Fitopatógenos de Papaya CV. Maradol (Carica papaya L.)

  La producción de papaya (Carica papaya L.) tiene gran importancia económica, México ocupa el quinto lugar como productor mundial y el primer lugar como país exportador al producir más de 638 mil toneladas, el estado de Veracruz destacó por su...
Mirna L. Suárez-­‐Quiroz
Irma Mendoza-­‐Bautista
J. Alberto Monroy-­‐Rivera
Javier de la Cruz-­‐Medina
Ofelia Angulo-­‐Guerrero
Oscar González-­‐Ríos
Revista Iberoamericana de Tecnología Postcosecha

Efecto del Envasado en La Conservación de Frutos de Rambután (Nephelium lappaceum L.) Almacenados en Refrigeración

  El rambután es un fruto tropical originario de Asia e introducido a México. Es cultivado en el estado de Chiapas y se comercializa en la región. Sin embargo su vida útil es muy limitada debido a la pérdida de peso, oscurecimiento del pericarpio y...
Lorena García-­‐Gurría
Rosa Ma Salinas-­‐Hernández
Fidel Ulín-­‐Montejo
Deysi Petit-­‐Jiménez
Reginaldo Báez-­‐Sañudo
Jorge Mercado-­‐Ruíz
Jesús Manuel García Robles
José Eduardo Pérez-­‐Basurto
Revista Iberoamericana de Tecnología Postcosecha

Cool and Ship: A Low-Cost, Portable Forced-Air Cooling Unit

  There is growing interest in the commercial production of high-value specialty fruit such as strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries. Much of the small fruit grown in North Carolina is currently marketed through pick-your-own establishments or roadside stands. A strong...
Mike Boyette
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Effect of Calcium Chloride and Refrigeration on The Quality and Organoleptic Characteristics of Cape Gooseberry (Physalis peruviana L.)

  The gooseberry is one of the exotic fruit species most important in Colombia. Calcium has been shown to be important for quality maintenance in fruits and vegetables, as it prevents a number of physiological disorders reinforce the cell walls and stabilize cellular membranes. With the aim...
Andrea Johana Reyes-Medina
Elberth Hernando Pinzón
Javier Giovanni Álvarez-Herrera
Acta Agronómica