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A.P. Medlicott, J.M.M. Sigrist, and O. Sy

1 Current address: Fintrac Consulting Ltd., Hythe, Welches, Christchurch, Barbados, West Indies. Research supported by the Overseas Development Administration, England, commissioned project “Tropical and subtropical fruit storage and ripening”. The

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Xiaoming Wang, Changzhu Li, Shijun Tang, and Wei Tang

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

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Steven A. Sargent, Adrian D. Berry, Jeffrey G. Williamson, and James W. Olmstead

compared with MH fruit using side–slapper finger harvest technology from that era; they reported that MH fruit were softer than HH fruit, resulting in significantly higher losses and increased decay during storage. Since then, several studies have evaluated

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Mohsen Hatami, Siamak Kalantari, Forouzandeh Soltani, and John C. Beaulieu

stages in dudaim melon during storage. Material and methods Planting and harvesting . Two cultivars of dudaim melon (Zangi-Abad and Kermanshah) were direct-seeded in a randomized complete block design at the Mohammad-Shahr Research Station (Karaj, Iran

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Claire Adkison, Kelly Richmond, Nico Lingga, Veronique Bikoba, and Elizabeth Mitcham

value of stored walnuts and eventually complete loss of marketability. As walnut acreage and yields have increased in recent years, the length of storage and potential for quality degradation have also increased, making it more important to optimize

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Christopher B. Watkins and Jacqueline F. Nock

. Maintenance of crisp texture characteristics for up to 9 months in air storage has been reported ( Luby and Bedford, 1992 ; Tong et al., 1999 ) associated with high turgor and cell wall integrity ( Tong et al., 1999 ) and low transcript accumulations for some

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Harwinder Singh Sidhu, Juan Carlos Díaz-Pérez, and Daniel MacLean

physical attributes ( Kulkarni and Aradhya, 2005 ). Postharvest storage conditions also affect fruit quality. Inadequate storage conditions are responsible for significant economic losses. High rates of fruit weight loss, resulting mainly from fruit water

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Jinwook Lee, James P. Mattheis, and David R. Rudell

‘Gala’ apple ( Malus domestica ) strains are highly prone to the incidence of stem-end cracking before harvest with symptoms progressing during and after storage ( Lee et al., 2013 ; Opara et al., 1997 ). The incidence of stem-end cracking

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Susan Lurie and Joshua D. Klein

1 Dept. of Fruit and Vegetable Storage. 2 Dept. of Field Crops. This article is publication no. 3167-E, 1990 series, from the ARO, Bet Dagan, Israel. The research was funded in part by the United States-Israel Binational Agricultural

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C.B. Watkins and F.W. Liu

-cut slice quality because of maintenance of texture and slow browning ( Kim et al., 1993 ). Market demand for ‘Empire’ apples is high and the industry would like to store the fruit for at least 10 months. A number of physiological disorders limit the storage