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Postharvest of Fruit and Vegetables

Multiscale modelling of gas and moisture transport during refrigerated storage of fruit

  The success of controlled atmosphere storage of fruit critically depends on the gas composition of the storage atmosphere. Gas transport models can be used advantageously to evaluate the effect of gas composition on product quality and to optimise and control the storage process. In this...
B.M. Nicolaï
N.T. Anh
Q.T. Ho
H.K. Mebatsion
F. Mendoza
P. Verboven
B.E. Verlinden
M. Wevers
13th World Congress of Food Science & Technology IUFoST

Manejo poscosecha de zucchini

  El manejo poscosecha de zucchini es importante debido a que las perdidas pueden llegar a 100% del cultivo por problemas de daño mecánico, pudrición, maduración y deshidratación. Con el manejo correcto y condiciones de transporte y almacenamiento adecuadas,...
USAID-RED
USAID

Glyphosate Exposure Contributes to Internal Browning of Apples during Long-Term Storage

Glyphosate (Round-Up and generics) is an important tool for managing ground cover beneath apple trees. According to the last available data from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, 54% of New York apple acreage was treated with glyphosate at least once in 2007, and 10...
Dave Rosenberger
Chris Watkins
Mario Miranda Sazo
Craig Kahlke
Jacqueline Nock
New York Fruit Quarterly

Control Biológico de Colletotrichum gloeosporioides [(Penz.) Penz. y Sacc.] en Papaya Maradol Roja (Carica papaya L.) y Fisiología Postcosecha de Frutos Infectados

Para tratar de controlar biológicamente la antracnosis (Colletotrichum gloeosporioides) mediante bacterias antagonistas y extractos de plantas con propiedades fungitóxicas, y evaluar los efectos de esta enfermedad sobre algunas características físicas, químicas y...
Patricia Elizabeth Baños
Emma Zavaleta
Ma. Teresa Colinas
Isaac Luna
Juan Gabriel Gutiérrez
Revista Mexicana de Fitopatología

Postharvest application of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) extends shelf life of kiwifruit

  The role of postharvest application of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) in the softening of ‘Hayward’ kiwifruit under different cold storage conditions was investigated. 1-MCP treated fruit (0.0, 0.5, 1.0 μl L-1) were kept in cold storage (1°C) up to 6 months before ripening....
C.M. Cantin
D. Holcroft
C.H. Crisosto
Acta Horticulturae

Manejo Poscosecha de Pataste

El manejo poscosecha de pataste para exportación es importante debido a que las perdidas pueden llegar a 100% del cultivo por problemas de daño mecánico, pudrición y maduración prematura. Con el manejo correcto y condiciones de transporte y almacenamiento...
USAID-RED
USAID

Manejo Poscosecha de Calabaza

  El manejo poscosecha de calabaza “Butternut” para exportación es importante debido a que las perdidas pueden llegar a 100% del cultivo por problemas de daño mecánico, pudrición y deshidratación. Con el manejo correcto y condiciones de transporte...
USAID-RED
USAID

Harvesting and Handling Effects on Postharvest Decay

  Purpose of review: The aims of this review are: (1) to highlight the most significant results over the last few years in harvesting methods and pre- and postharvest handling of horticultural products; and (2) to provide insights in terms of technological aspects, with special reference to...
T.J. Michailides
G.A. Manganaris
Stewart Postharvest Review

Postharvest Handling of Pistachio Nuts on a Small Scale

The final quality of pistachio nuts depends on time of harvest and proper management postharvest handling procedure. This leaflet is aimed at briefly discussing the various steps involved in harvesting, hulling, drying, roasting, salting, and storage of pistachio nuts on a small scale.
Adel A. Kader
Joseph Maranto
University of California Cooperative Extension

Control of Brown Rot of Stone Fruits by Brief Heated Water Immersion Treatments

  The effectiveness of brief (30 or 60 s) immersion in water at 24, 50, 55, 60, 65, or 70 °C was evaluated for the control of brown rot, caused by Monilinia fructicola, on California-grown peaches, nectarines, and plums. Inoculated fruits were treated and either stored at 20 °C for 5...
Ozgur Akgun Karabulut
Joseph L. Smilanick
Carlos H. Crisosto
Lluís Palou
Crop Protection