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Ambani R. Mudau, Mpumelelo M. Nkomo, Puffy Soundy, Hintsa T. Araya, Wonder Ngezimana, and Fhatuwani N. Mudau

shelf life of fruit and vegetables has been traditionally known and determined by means of visual appearance, including freshness, color, absenteeism of decay, and texture ( Ayala-Zavala et al., 2004 ). Storage conditions influence the phytochemical

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Akide Özcan

following year may be an alternative to this problem. In addition, no research on pollen quality based on storage of cherry pollen at chilling temperatures has been recorded. This study evaluated how the pollen of several sweet cherry cultivars responded

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Jennifer DeEll and Behrouz Ehsani-Moghaddam

1-MCP is an inhibitor of ethylene perception that can delay fruit ripening and extend storage life. 1-MCP is marketed as SmartFresh™ for postharvest treatment and its use has become common practice in many apple-growing regions. 1-MCP reduces

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Jennifer R. DeEll, Jennifer T. Ayres, and Dennis P. Murr

et al., 2007 ; Fan et al., 1999a , 1999b ; Watkins, 2006 ). 1-MCP affects the incidence of storage disorders in a variety of ways, depending on apple cultivar and storage regime. Superficial scald is generally reduced by 1-MCP ( DeEll et al., 2002

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İbrahim Kahramanoğlu and Serhat Usanmaz

( Coulibaly et al., 2011 ). Fungicides are of great importance for preserving fresh produce during storage. However, agrochemical residues in fresh produce have been the subject of contentious public discussions through the world among consumers, the media

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U. Afek, L.A. Lippet, D. Adams, J.A. Menge, and E. Pond

1 Current address: Dept. of Fruit and Vegetable Storage, ARO, The Volcani Center, P.O. Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel. 2 Current address: Dept. of Forestry and Fire Protection, L.A. Moran Reforestation Center, Davis, CA 95617. Contribution

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Jennifer R. DeEll and Geoffrey B. Lum

elevated CO 2 and chilling conditions, making them susceptible to certain physiological disorders in storage, including external CO 2 injury and flesh browning ( DeEll and Ehsani-Moghaddam, 2012 ; Fawbush et al., 2008 ; Watkins and Nock, 2012

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Amanda J. Vance, Patrick Jones, and Bernadine C. Strik

× ananassa L.) ( USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, 2015 ). Production of high-value fruit for the fresh market is increasing in many of these crops. Growers need to produce high-quality fruit that has the maximum possible storage or shelf life

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R.E. Byers, D.H. Carbaugh, and L.D. Combs

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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Christopher J. D’Angelo and Irwin L. Goldman

Onion is grown in more than 160 countries ( FAO, 2014 ) and is ranked consistently as the third highest valued vegetable crop in the United States ( U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2016 ). Long-day storage cultivars are used extensively on every