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Jennifer R. DeEll and Behrouz Ehsani-Moghaddam

flavor characteristics and can remain crisp for at least 6 months in cold storage ( Tong et al., 1999 ). Unfortunately, ‘Honeycrisp’ is also extremely susceptible to the storage disorders soft scald and soggy breakdown ( Tong et al., 2003 ; Watkins et al

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Victor N. Njiti, Qun Xia, Leonna S. Tyler, Lakeisha D. Stewart, Antione T. Tenner, Chunquan Zhang, Dovi Alipoe, Franklin Chukwuma, and Ming Gao

vegetative and reproductive sinks ( Hicklenton, 1990 ; Williams, 1988 ). Manipulation of sinks capacity may enhance sweetpotato yield through assimilates repartitioning. The sweetpotato is a storage root and a major carbohydrate sink. Suppressing the growth

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Carlos De la Cuadra, Alexis K. Vidal, Patricia Peñaloza, Leví Mansur, and Carlos Huenchuleo

should also remain viable in dry storage for more than 1 year. Based on the previous text, the objective of the present study is to determine the optimum temperature for germination, while also assessing the effect of storage time on the seed viability of

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Arthur Villordon, Jeffrey C. Gregorie, and Don LaBonte

) first suggested the link between lateral root (LR) development and storage root formation. Growing conditions during the transition from primary to secondary growth directly influence the onset of storage root formation, which is marked by the appearance

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Jonathan Tong, Cyril Rakovski, and Anuradha Prakash

-Bachir, 1998 ). These studies show that for both fruit, blueberries and grapes, irradiation at 400 Gy has little impact on quality under ideal storage temperatures. What is unknown is the effect of subsequent distribution and retail display under ambient

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Thomas L. Davenport, Stanley P. Burg, and Thomas L. White

Poster Session 52—Postharvest Storage 21 July 2005, 1:15–2:00 p.m. Poster Hall–Ballroom E/F

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Priyanka Sharad Mahangade, Indra Mani, Randolph Beaudry, Norbert Müller, and Sangeeta Chopra

Smallholder farmers in developing countries do not have easy access to cold storage for several reasons. Cold storages with good control of temperature and humidity are energy intensive and expensive, involve a large initial capital investment, and

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Elena de Castro, William V. Biasi, and Elizabeth J. Mitcham

appealing appearance, good sensory quality, and performed as well as other late-harvested varieties during storage in Australia ( Corrigan et al., 1997 ). It was introduced into central California in the 1990s, where there has been some difficulty growing a

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Rachel S. Leisso, Ines Hanrahan, James P. Mattheis, and David R. Rudell

be reduced by conditioning apples at a higher temperature before longer term CA or cold storage. CA management is an important tool for increasing fruit longevity in storage, but the prevalence of physiological disorders perceived as internal CO 2

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Huating Dou, Mohamed A. Ismail, and Peter. D. Petracek

92 POSTER SESSION 10 (Abstr. 105–119) Postharvest Physiology/Storage/Food Science Tuesday, 25 July, 1:00–2:00 p.m.