Postharvest of Fruit and Vegetables

Maduración controlada de fruta de hueso en cámara

  La incidencia de los daños por frío es mayor en unas variedades que en otras, y por tanto su severidad tiene un componente genético que está actualmente en estudio. Las prácticas de cultivo también afectan a la susceptibilidad final de los ...
Constantino Valero Ubierna
Carlos H. Crisosto

Evaluation of some potential botanicals to control potato tuber moth, (Phthorimaea operculella) under storage condition at Bako, Western Ethiopia

  Lantana camara, Eucalyptus globulus, Tagetus minuta, Pyrethrum flowers and Azaddiractha indica, were evaluated against potato tuber moth damage with two checks (Diazinon 60% EC and untreated check) at Bako Agricultural Research Center in 2007/2008 and 2008/2009 cropping...
Aschalew Sisay
Ahmed Ibrahim
eSci Journal Plant Pathology

Dual-Phasic Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 with Peroxyacetic Acid, Acidic Electrolyzed Water and Chlorine on Cantaloupes and Fresh-cut Apples

  The effects of peroxyacetic acid (POAA), acidic electrolyzed water (AEW) and chlorine on inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on fresh-cut apples and cantaloupe rinds were investigated. Apple cylinders were dipinoculated with E. coli O157:H7 and treated with sterilized water (control),...
Hua Wang
Hao Feng
Yaguang Luo
Journal of Food Safety

Evaluation of the physicochemical, physical and sensory properties of fresh Cape Gooseberry and vacuum impregnated with physiologically active components

  Background: Functional Foods are considered nowadays by consumers as the range of foods of major interest. Objectives: The aim of the present work was the evaluation of color, texture and sensorial properties of fresh Cape Gooseberry (FG) and vacuum impregnated Cape Gooseberry (IG) with...
Ruth F. Peña C.
Misael Cortés R.
Olga I. Montoya C.
Universidad de Antioquia

Nondestructive maturity determination in green tomatoes using a handheld visible and near infrared instrument

  A nondestructive method based on visible and near infrared spectroscopy, was investigated for deter-mining the maturity of green tomatoes at harvest. The interactance spectrum of tomato fruit at the firm green stage were measured in less than 5 s with a handheld spectrometer (400–1000...
G. Tiwari
D.C. Slaughter
M. Cantwell
Postharvest Biology and Technology

Controlled atmosphere treatment for control of grape mealybug, Pseudococcus maritimus (Ehrhorn) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), on harvested table grapes

  Controlled atmosphere (CA) treatments with ultralow oxygen (ULO) alone and in combinations with 50% carbon dioxide were studied to control grape mealybug, Pseudococcus maritimus (Ehrhorn) on harvested table grapes. Two ultralow oxygen levels, 30 and <0.01 µL L−1, were tested...
Yong-Biao Liu
Postharvest Biology and Technology

Innovative Small-scale Postharvest Technologies for reducing losses in Horticultural Crops

  A comprehensive research project reassessed 12 past international horticultural projects, characterized current causes of postharvest losses of 18 horticultural crops in four countries, then field tested a variety of low cost postharvest technology innovations that could potentially reduce...
Lisa Kitinoja
Ethiopian Journal of Applied Sciences and Technology

Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops - An Overview from Farm to Fork

  Temperature management is the most effective tool for maintaining quality and safety and for extending the postharvest- life of fresh horticultural commodities. It begins with the rapid removal of field heat by initial cooling and continues throughout the cold chain (refrigerated...
Adel A. Kader
Ethiopian Journal of Applied Sciences and Technology

1-Methylcyclopropene Counteracts Ethylene-Induced Microbial Growth on Fresh-cut Watermelon

  The effects of exogenous ethylene, 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP), or both on microbial growth on watermelon fruit and watermelon slices were investigated. Freshly harvested seedless watermelons (Citrullus lanatus, cv. Sugar Heart) were treated with 0.5 or 1.0 ppm 1-MCP, 10 ppm ethylene, 1-MCP...
Bin Zhou
James L. McEvoy
Yaguang Luo
Robert A. Saftner
Hao Feng
Tony Beltran
Journal of Food Science

Productos alternativos a la aminoetoxivinilglicina para el control de la producción de etileno en manzana 'Golden Delicious'

Chihuahua produce el 66 % de la manzana (Malus x domestica Borkh) a nivel nacional, siendo el cultivar ‘Golden Delicious’ el de mayor superficie plantada. La necesidad de controlar la maduración de la fruta para programar la cosecha, ha condicionado el uso de productos a base de...
David Ignacio Berlanga-Reyes
Víctor Manuel Guerrero-Prieto
José de Jesús Ornelas-Paz
Tecnociencia Chihuahua