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Chen Jiang, Penelope Perkins-Veazie, Guoying Ma, and Christopher Gunter

microbe control and indicated promise for the use of EOs as antimicrobial agents on fresh produce. EOs can influence microbial concentrations in postharvest muskmelons and on the quality of the fruits. A >5 log cfu/g reduction of L. monocytogenes was

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Ambani R. Mudau, Puffy Soundy, and Fhatuwani N. Mudau

), and postharvest storage temperature and duration ( Mudau et al., 2015 ) have been reported to improve nutritional quality of baby spinach. Meena et al. (2014) demonstrated that light intensity, incoming radiation, and canopy temperature were

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Huating Dou and Fred G. Gmitter

described in the additional studies below. Study 2. Postharvest quality of LB8-9 in comparison with ‘Sunburst’ and ‘Minneola’ during the 2003–2004 season. LB8-9, ‘Sunburst’, and ‘Minneola’ grown on Swingle citrumelo rootstock were harvested from a CREC grove

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Dan D. MacLean and D. Scott NeSmith

result, soft fruit contribute to poor postharvest quality and a substantially abbreviated marketing period. Blueberries are considered highly perishable and have a moderate respiration rate. In south Georgia, rabbiteye blueberry harvest occurs in June

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

dudaim group is limited to the studies of Aubert and Pitrat (2006) , Shu et al. (1995) , and Zeinalipour et al. (2017) . The goal of this work was to evaluate the storability, quality changes, and general postharvest behavior of different maturity

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Qiang Zhu, Monica Ozores-Hampton, Yuncong Li, Kelly Morgan, Guodong Liu, and Rao S. Mylavarapu

to determine the optimum P rate for tomato production based on LTPC, plant growth, fruit yield, and postharvest quality in a calcareous soil. Materials and Methods The study was conducted at the University of Florida (UF)/Institute of Food and

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Larry E. Schrader, Jianguang Zhang, Jianshe Sun, Jizhong Xu, Don C. Elfving, and Cindy Kahn

.E. Sun, J. Felicetti, D. Seo, J.-H. Jedlow, L. Zhang, J. 2003a Stress-induced disorders: Effects on apple fruit quality 21 Nov. 2008 < >. Schrader

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Uttara C. Samarakoon and James E. Faust

plant grower is to produce cuttings that resist these physiological and pathogenic problems. Growers empirically evaluate the cutting quality that impacts postharvest durability during shipping and propagation and refer to the desired characteristics as

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Jennifer DeEll and Behrouz Ehsani-Moghaddam

.P. Porteous, M.D. Rupasinghe, V.R. 2002 Influence of temperature and duration of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) treatment on apple quality Postharvest Biol. Technol. 24 349 353 DeEll, J.R. Murr, D.P. Wiley, L. Porteous, M.D. 2003 1-Methylcyclopropene (1-MCP

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R. Karina Gallardo, Eugene Kupferman, and Ann Colonna

Marketing of fresh fruits is evolving as consumers are becoming increasingly demanding of quality. Today's breeders, postharvest scientists, and the industry in general have to pay closer attention to consumers’ quality demands to guarantee