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İbrahim Kahramanoğlu and Serhat Usanmaz

( Coulibaly et al., 2011 ). Fungicides are of great importance for preserving fresh produce during storage. However, agrochemical residues in fresh produce have been the subject of contentious public discussions through the world among consumers, the media

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Jennifer R. DeEll, Jennifer T. Ayres, and Dennis P. Murr

et al., 2007 ; Fan et al., 1999a , 1999b ; Watkins, 2006 ). 1-MCP affects the incidence of storage disorders in a variety of ways, depending on apple cultivar and storage regime. Superficial scald is generally reduced by 1-MCP ( DeEll et al., 2002

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Jennifer R. DeEll and Geoffrey B. Lum

elevated CO 2 and chilling conditions, making them susceptible to certain physiological disorders in storage, including external CO 2 injury and flesh browning ( DeEll and Ehsani-Moghaddam, 2012 ; Fawbush et al., 2008 ; Watkins and Nock, 2012

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U. Afek, L.A. Lippet, D. Adams, J.A. Menge, and E. Pond

1 Current address: Dept. of Fruit and Vegetable Storage, ARO, The Volcani Center, P.O. Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel. 2 Current address: Dept. of Forestry and Fire Protection, L.A. Moran Reforestation Center, Davis, CA 95617. Contribution

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Christopher J. D’Angelo and Irwin L. Goldman

Onion is grown in more than 160 countries ( FAO, 2014 ) and is ranked consistently as the third highest valued vegetable crop in the United States ( U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2016 ). Long-day storage cultivars are used extensively on every

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Carolina A. Torres, Omar Hernandez, Maria A. Moya-León, Ivan Razmilic, and David R. Rudell

storage ( Mattheis, 1996 ; Schrader et al., 2008 ). “Stain” symptoms are typically browning or discoloration that begin to appear 1–2 months after harvest ( Schrader et al., 2008 ) on the periphery of sunburned or sun-exposed areas of the peel ( Felicetti

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Andrew R. East, David J. Tanner, Jenny J. Jobling, Kate M. Maguire, and A. John Mawson

The effects of temperature and gas atmosphere on fresh produce physiology and quality have been extensively studied to the point where optimal storage conditions for most products are widely available ( Anon., 2006 ; Gross et al., 2004 ). However

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Valeria Sigal Escalada and Douglas D. Archbold

Techniques that slow ripening of apple are valuable tools that can maintain fruit quality during cold storage. Aminoethoxyvinylglycine (AVG) inhibits the pyridoxal phosphate-linked enzyme aminocyclopropane synthase (ACS) activity ( Capitani et al

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Harpartap S. Mann, Jennifer J. Alton, SooHee Kim, and Cindy B.S. Tong

-specific or postharvest softening-specific genes for various cell-wall–modifying enzymes have been characterized or cloned from apple, but data on how transcript levels of these genes change during storage is lacking. β-Galactosidase increases wall porosity

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Yanina Perez Cayo, Steven Sargent, Cecilia do Nascimento Nunes, and Vance Whitaker

compositional attributes such as SSC, titratable acidity (TA), TSs, AA, phenolics, and anthocyanin contents across multiple harvest dates during two consecutive years and, 2) determine the effect of storage at 4 °C and 95% relative humidity (RH) on the