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R. Karina Gallardo, Qi Zhang, Michael Dossett, James J. Polashock, Cesar Rodriguez-Saona, Nicholi Vorsa, Patrick P. Edger, Hamid Ashrafi, Ebrahiem Babiker, Chad E. Finn, and Massimo Iorizzo

disease development on southern highbush blueberry fruit in relation to berry flesh type and harvest method Plant Dis. 97 213 221 Moggia, C. Graell, J. Lara, I. González, G. Lobos, G.A. 2017 Firmness at harvest impacts postharvest fruit softening and

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Amit Bhasin, Joan Davenport, Scott Lukas, Qianwen Lu, Gwen Hoheisel, and Lisa W. DeVetter

plant structure through pruning to best fit their harvesting method and production goals, which can also influence fruit quality ( Strik et al., 2003 ). Additionally, it is worth noting that variations in fruit quality traits in our study compared with

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Brianna L. Ewing and Barbara A. Rasco

with the ground outside of normal harvesting methods may be used for human consumption only if there has been adequate processing to reduce food safety concerns. Like with cider-specific apples, wine grapes ( Vitis vinifera ) and hops ( Humulus lupulus

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Karen Salandanan, Marisa Bunning, Frank Stonaker, Oktay Külen, Patricia Kendall, and Cecil Stushnoff

); 6) use similar postproduction harvest methods, including physiological maturity, fruit size, harvest time of day, fruit location on plants, storage conditions, and handling for samples collected for analytical purposes; 7) minimize potential losses

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Marcelo A.G. Carnelossi, Edinaldo O.A. Sena, Adrian D. Berry, and Steven A. Sargent

maximum flavor. Shelf life depends on the cultivar, harvest method, and field and storage conditions ( Duan et al., 2011 ; Sargent et al., 2006 ). The respiration rate for blueberry was reported to reach between 2.0–10 mg·kg −1 ·h −1 at 0 °C and 52–87 mg

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as much as a factor of 2. In addition, harvest speed can be increased to 8 km/hour, a 40% increase over the current harvesting method. Vegetative Growth of Two Strawberry Varieties Affected by Prohexadione-calcium Root Dips and Foliar Sprays

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Cody J. Stewart, S. Christopher Marble, Brian J. Pearson, and P. Christopher Wilson

, which dramatically affects substrate chemical and physical properties ( Jackson, 2014 ). The substrate aging processes, use of fresh or “green” substrates, harvesting methods, pine species, and other variables all influence the final product, as does

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Paul Vossen

tractors and mechanical shakers cannot function, the trees can be harvested by hand or with various assisted hand-harvesting methods. The main problems with the high-density system are that the trees still require 8 to 10 years for full production, harvest

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María Daniela Mares-Quiñones and Juan Ignacio Valiente-Banuet

peppers are collected from wild plants growing in their natural habitats ( Medina-Martínez et al., 2010 ). A common harvesting method consists of removing branches and even entire plants, which compromises plant survival and has drastically reduced wild

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clones were contrasted with respect to overall yield in mother stalk vs. traditional harvest methods over the 2007 growing season in southern New Jersey. The experimental field consisted of 15 × 6 m rows of mature crowns of all-male clones 501B and 335G