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Han Xu, Cuihua Bai, Wei Wang, Changmin Zhou, Luwei Zhu, and Lixian Yao

diagnosis before fruit maturation in fruit crops. Longan ( Dimocarpus longan Lour.), a widely cultivated Sapindaceae fruit in the tropics, is highly appreciated for its succulent, sweet, and unique taste and health-related nutrients ( Wall, 2006 ). In

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Hazel Y. Wetzstein, Zibin Zhang, Nadav Ravid, and Michael E. Wetzstein

varied with fruit size ( McGarry et al., 2001 ). Fruit size is clearly influenced by genetic controls. In tomato ( Lycopersicon esculentum ), fruit inheritance studies indicated that significant positive correlations exist among fruit maturation period

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Jan van Niekerk, Charl Kotze, Jade North, and Paul Cronje

maturation rates between the two areas, which could have influenced the rind susceptibility. A difference in fruit maturation rate between the two areas is furthermore supported by the trail evaluation in Riviersonderend taking place during July 2016 whereas

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Rachel A. Itle, Eileen A. Kabelka, and James W. Olmstead

fruit variation within a plant ( Paris, 1994 ) and that levels of carotenoids increased with fruit maturation ( Bonina-Noseworthy et al., 2016 ; Noseworthy and Loy, 2008 ). In addition, L* was negatively correlated with total carotenoid content ( Itle

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David Campbell, Ali Sarkhosh, Jeffrey K. Brecht, Jennifer L. Gillett-Kaufman, Oscar Liburd, Juan Carlos Melgar, and Danielle Treadwell

significant differences for the peaches in our study could be considered as a positive result suggesting that bagging does not negatively affect fruit quality for some varieties of peaches. Bagging effects on fruit maturation. Peach maturation is associated

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Yu-Chun Chu and Jer-Chia Chang

plants developed much slower ( Fig. 3 ), and the peel color faded at the beginning of fruit growth. The HT also had no discernable effect on accelerating fruit maturation, and all fruits from both treatments were harvested 37–38 d after flowering. Fig. 3

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Jin-Hu Wu, A. Ross Ferguson, Brian G. Murray, Alison M. Duffy, Yilin Jia, Canhong Cheng, and Philip J. Martin

higher pack-out rates or less damage during storage. Thicker skins did not seem to retard fruit maturation. Red-fleshed kiwifruit, especially selections of A. chinensis , are currently stimulating great interest among fruit breeders and the kiwifruit

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Maude Lachapelle, Gaétan Bourgeois, and Jennifer R. DeEll

, if extreme, it may even affect time of fruit maturation ( Bramlage, 1993 ). High soil moisture conditions are either the result of high irrigation or intense rainfall. However, precipitation events are closely related with low light intensities and

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Esmaeil Fallahi, Michael J. Kiester, Bahar Fallahi, and Shahla Mahdavi

internal CO 2 . Noel (1970) suggested that girdling in fruit trees can increase carbohydrate supply during fruit maturation, leading to the enhancement of red coloration by increasing anthocyanin synthesis. Girdling apple trees 10 d after petal fall only

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Timothy Coolong, Andre Luiz Biscaia Ribeiro da Silva, and Justin Shealey

), potassium (K), calcium (Ca), magnesium (Mg), sulfur (S), boron (B), iron (Fe), zinc (Zn), manganese (Mn), and copper (Cu) for bell pepper grown at three rates of N fertility in Tifton, GA, in Spring 2016 and 2017. Plants were sampled during fruit maturation