Postharvest of Fruit and Vegetables

Pomegranate : Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality

  Content:  Maturity Indices Quality Indices Optimum Temperature Rates of Respiration Rates of Ethylene Production  Responce to Ethylene Responces to Controlled Atmospheres (CA)  Physiological Disorders  Pathological Disorders Disorders
Carlos H. Crisosto
Elizabeth J. Mitcham
Adel A. Kader
University of California

Combination of Postharvest Antifungal Chemical Treatments and Controlled Atmosphere Storage to Control Gray Mold and Improve Storability of 'Wonderful' Pomegranates

  Common food additives (sodium bicarbonate (SB), sodium carbonate (SC), and potassium sorbate (PS)) were compared to the fungicide fludioxonil for the control of gray mold on California-grown ‘Wonderful’ pomegranates artificially inoculated with Botrytis cinerea and stored at 7.2...
Llu´ıs Palou
Carlos H. Crisosto
David Garner
University of California

Watermelon: Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality

  Contents:  Maturity Indices Quality Indices Optimum Temperature Optimum Relative Humidity Rates of Respiration Rates of Ethylene Production  Responce to Ethylene Responces to Controlled Atmospheres (CA)  Physical and Physiological Disorders  Pathological Disorders...
Trevor V. Suslow
University of California

Commercial Production of Staked Tomatoes in the Southeast

  Contents:  Getting Started Cover Cropping  Production Systems  Equipment  Fumigation  Fertilization  Transplants Transplanting  Steaking and Trellising  Pruning Pest Management  Physiological Disorders Harvesting  Cleaning and Grading...
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Classification of Processing Asparagus Sections Using Color Images

  Impartial classification of Asparagus sections (Asparagus officinalis L.), for the purpose of obtaining desired tip to stem pieces ratio in final product, is extremely important to the processing industry. Thus, there is a need to develop a technique that is able to objectively discern...
Irwin R. Donis-González
Daniel E. Guyer
Elsevier

Aplicación y Efecto de un Recubrimiento Comestible sobre la Vida Útil de la Mora de Castilla (Rubus Glaucus Benth)

  Antecedentes: En los últimos años ha incrementado el interés por el consumo de frutas en estado fresco debido al potencial nutricional que estas contienen. Además, por el alto consumo energético que se generan en la aplicación de una cadena en fr...
Camilo Villegas
William Albarracín
Vitae

The Effect of Different MAP on Quality Retention of Fresh-Cut Nectarines

  The effects of low O2 and CO2 -enriched atmospheres associated to different packaging (traditional and compostable) on shelf life of fresh-cut peach were investigated. The low permeability of the film has a positive influence on weight loss and firmness as the less permeable film allowed a...
M. Maghenzani
V. Chiabrando
G. Giacalone
International Food Research Journal

Comparison of Physico-Chemical Quality of Different Strawberry Cultivars at Three Maturity Stages

  Comparison of physico-chemical quality of strawberry fruit cv. Praratchatan 60, 72 and 80 at 25, 50 and 75% color break was investigated. Strawberry fruit cv. Praratchatan 60 and 72 had prominent numbers of conic-shaped fruit which were 77.78 and 62.22%, respectively, while moderate numbers...
D. Boonyakiat
C. Chuamuangphan
P. Maniwara
P. Seehanam
International Food Research Journal

Efecto del Tiempo de Almacenamiento sobre Propiedades Fisicoquímicas y Antioxidantes de Productos Derivados del Fruto Agraz (Vaccinium Meridionale Swartz)

  Antecedentes: Agraz es una baya globosa, de color púrpura intenso cuando está madura. Posee alta capacidad antioxidante comparada con bayas del mismo género, atribuido al contenido de compuestos polifenólicos. Objetivo: Evaluar la composición, actividad...
Yuly Nataly Franco Tobón
Benjamín Rojano
Andrés Felipe Alzate Arbeláez
Claudia Estela Restrepo Florez
Diana Marsela Rivero Barrios
María Elena Maldonado Celis
Vitae

Diseño de un Recubrimiento Comestible Bioactivo para Aplicarlo en la Frutilla (Fragaria vesca) como Proceso de Postcosecha

  En esta investigación se diseñó un recubrimiento comestible bioactivo para aplicarlo en la frutilla (Fragaria vesca) como proceso postcosecha. La fruta se almacenó a 5 °C de temperatura y 85 % de humedad relativa aproximadamente. Para el recubrimiento se...
Maritza Ruiz Medina
Jenny Ávila
Jenny Ruales
Revista Iberoamericana de Tecnología Postcosecha