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

harvest in 2003, were precooled at 0.5 ºC and then placed into plastic bins in gas-tight 300-L stainless steel tanks for 1-MCP treatment. A small electric fan was placed inside each tank to ensure even distribution of 1-MCP gas around the fruit. SmartFresh

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

than 280 g/fruit, 18 fruit for each group. Additional size categories were added to evaluate a more continuous range of fruit weights. Fruit were treated with 0 or 1 μL·L −1 1-MCP (SmartFresh TM powder, 3.8% a.i.; AgroFresh Inc., Spring House, PA) for

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Dan D. MacLean and D. Scott NeSmith

-Methylcyclopropene and storage treatments. After placement in cold storage, fruit from each repetition were treated overnight (12 h) with 1 μL·L −1 1-MCP (SmartFresh™, supplied by AgroFresh, Springhouse, PA) in inverted 117-L containers (Rubbermaid Roughneck Tote

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Jiwon Jeong, James Lee, and Donald J. Huber

). 1-MCP application. Twenty fruit were placed in 174-L containers and exposed to 1-MCP by releasing the gas from a commercial powdered formulation (SmartFresh, Agro-Fresh, Philadelphia, PA). The concentration selected (1.0 μL·L −1 ) was achieved

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Cindy B.S. Tong, Hsueh-Yuan Chang, James J. Luby, David Bedford, Benham E.L. Lockhart, Roy G. Kiambi, and Dimitre Mollov

. Lots were stored in separate plastic boxes and randomly placed in different areas of a 0 to 1 °C cold room. All fruit were assessed after 4 months of storage. In 2019 and 2020, 120 fruit were pretreated with 1-MCP according to the SmartFresh protocol

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Jennifer R. DeEll and Geoffrey B. Lum

24 h. 1-MCP application was made using SmartFresh TM tablets (AgroFresh Inc., Collegeville, PA) within an air-tight treatment tent (Storage Control Systems Inc., Sparta, MI) at 3 °C. Thereafter, three boxes of ‘Empire’ apples with and three boxes

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Shinsuke Agehara

of 1-MCP is performed using a gas generator in enclosed spaces, such as coolers, storage facilities, and shipping containers ( Watkins, 2008 ). The product label of a commercial 1-MCP registered as SmartFresh (AgroFresh, Philadelphia, PA) recommends 1

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Chikako Honda, Hideo Bessho, Mari Murai, Hiroshi Iwanami, Shigeki Moriya, Kazuyuki Abe, Masato Wada, Yuki Moriya-Tanaka, Hiroko Hayama, and Miho Tatsuki

-MCP treatment. Bagged fruits of each cultivar were harvested at commercial maturity in 2011. On the day of harvest, after the paper bags were removed, ≈36 fruits were placed in a 117-L plastic container containing 1 ppm 1-MCP (SmartFresh™; AgroFresh

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Xingbin Xie, Congbing Fang, and Yan Wang

-MCP (SmartFresh ® ; AgroFresh, Spring House, PA) in an airtight room (39.75 m 3 ) at 0 °C for 24 h according to the application procedures recommended by the manufacturer. The remaining 15 boxes (five boxes of each block) without 1-MCP treatment was

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Yan Li, Hongyan Qi, Yazhong Jin, Xiaobin Tian, Linlin Sui, and Yan Qiu

randomly divided into three lots, and with a mount of 90 oriental sweet melon fruit of each cultivar per lot. Lot 1 was left intact (control), Lot 2 was treated with 1 mg·L −1 1-methylcyclopropene [1-MCP (0.14% w/v, SmartFresh™; Rohm and Hass, Philadelphia