Fresh Produce - Fresh-cut, Postharvest, Food Safety

Síntomas y sensibilidad al daño por frío de frutos de pitahaya (Hylocereus undatus (HAW.) Britton & Rose) durante la postcosecha

La pitahaya (Hylocereus undatus (Haw.) Britton & Rose) es una fruta exquisita y exótica con aroma y sabor atractivos, y color de piel rojo característico. Su producción y suministro para los mercados regionales y extranjeros son limitados por su vida de anaquel. El...
Rosendo Balois-Morales
Cecilia B. Peña-Valdivia
V. Baruch Arroyo-Peña
Agrociencia

Symptoms and sensitivity to chilling injury of pitahaya (Hylocereus undatus (HAW.) Britton & Rose) fruits during postharvest

Dragon fruit or pitahaya (Hylocereus undatus (Haw.) Britton & Rose) is an exquisite and exotic fruit with attractive aroma and flavor, and a characteristic red-skinned color. Its production and supply for regional and foreign markets is limited to its storage life. The objective of this study...
Rosendo Balois-Morales
Cecilia B. Peña-Valdivia
V. Baruch Arroyo-Peña
Agrociencia

Physiological and Quality Changes of Fresh-Cut Pineapple Treated with Antibrowning Agents

  The physiological responses of pineapple slices to antibrowning agents have been studied. Slices were immersed for 2 min in solutions of isoascorbic acid (IAA) 0.1 mol/l, ascorbic acid (AA) 0.05 mol/l or acetyl cysteine (AC) 0.05 mol/l, packaged in polystyrene trays, prior to storage for up...
G.A. Gonzalez-Aguilar
S. Ruiz-Cruz
R. Cruz-Valenzuela
A. Rodriguez-Felix
C.Y. Wang
Swiss Society of Food Science and Technology

Almacenamiento frigorífico de naranjas en atmósfera controlada

Naranjas "Valencia", se conservaron en diferentes condiciones de atmósfera controlada (AC). Se mantuvieron en tres cámaras frigoríficas durante 154 días en cajas de tamaño industrial. Se presentan resultados obtenidos durante el almacenamiento en el...
Jesús Pérez-Aparicio
M. Ángeles Toledano Medina
Vanesa Rodríguez Partida
Instituto de Investigación y Formación Agraria y Pesquera, Junta de Andalucía

Conservación de mora de castilla mediante la aplicación de un recubrimiento comestible de gel de mucílago de penca de sábila

La mora de castilla es una fruta comercialmente importante, pero altamente perecedera. Los recubrimientos comestibles se han utilizado para mejorar la apariencia y la conservación de los alimentos, minimizan el deterioro de las frutas provocados por la senescencia, el crecimiento de...
Jhon D. Ramírez Q.
Iván D. Aristizábal T.
Jorge I. Restrepo F.
Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

Conservación de cultivares de melón piel de sapo

  El factor más importante que incide en las posibilidades de comercialización de una especie o variedad es su capacidad de conservación en la post-recolección. Aunque se ha investigado mucho como se comporta el melón del tipo Cantaloupe y el melón...
M. Valdenegro
M. Ramírez
M. J. Cabello
F. Ribas
F. Romojaro
Horticultura

Minimizing Postharvest Diseases of Kiwifruit

Kiwifruit production is one of the nation’s newest and fastest-developing agricultural industries, most of which is located in the California Central Valley. California production has developed as a consequence of the phenomenal suc- cess earlier scored by New Zealand pio- neers who...
Noel F. Sommer
Donald C. Edwards
Robert J. Fortlage
California Agriculture

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Manual

The Fruits and Vegetables Import Manual covers all fresh fruits and vegetables, including fresh herbs and sprouts and immature nuts that have not been separated from their husk, that are imported from any foreign country, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, or Northern Mariana Islands. These...
USDA
USDA

Caribbean Hot Pepper Production and Post Harvest Manual

This manual describes the best practices in all aspects of commercial hot pepper production and post-harvest handling, utilising materials, technologies and support services that are generally available to the Caribbean producer. The manual incorporates the principles of Good Agricultural...
Anil Sinha
Joan Petersen
FAO and CARDI

A Guide to the Common Postharvest Diseases & Disorders of Navel Oranges and Mandarins Grown in Inland Australia

  This guide should be used to identify disorders when fruit arrives at overseas markets and to provide useful feedback to the industry when a problem occurs. It is aimed to assist growers, packers, wholesalers and exporters that may be present at outturn. As such, the information provided...
Peter Taverner
Barry Tugwell
Brian Wild
South Australian Research and Development Institute