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Rachel S. Leisso, Ines Hanrahan, James P. Mattheis, and David R. Rudell

be reduced by conditioning apples at a higher temperature before longer term CA or cold storage. CA management is an important tool for increasing fruit longevity in storage, but the prevalence of physiological disorders perceived as internal CO 2

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Huating Dou, Mohamed A. Ismail, and Peter. D. Petracek

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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Giacomo Cocetta, Roberto Beghi, Ilaria Mignani, and Anna Spinardi

differently, the components of apple quality are usually measured in terms of fruit appearance, taste, and internal conditions. Harvest date is an essential factor affecting apple quality after storage. Even the best postharvest techniques can only maintain

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Scott B. Lukas, Joseph DeFrank, and Orville C. Baldos

, emersion in boiling water and exposing seeds to low RH conditions ( Baskin et al., 2004 ). Baskin suggests that storage can be used as a dormancy-breaking treatment, but it can also play a fundamental role in optimizing seed longevity. To maximize the

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Fekadu Gurmu, Shimelis Hussein, and Mark Laing

among the five most important food crops in more than 50 of those countries ( Andrade et al., 2009 ). It is one of the most widely grown storage root crops in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Sweetpotato is one of the food security crops in Ethiopia grown by

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Bruno Casamali, Jeffrey G. Williamson, Alisson P. Kovaleski, Steven A. Sargent, and Rebecca L. Darnell

, 1996 ). Blueberries are very perishable ( Vicente et al., 2007 ), thus, adequate and efficient harvesting methods ( Sargent et al., 2013 ), handling and packing ( Jackson et al., 1999 ), and postharvest storage strategies ( Schotsmans et al., 2007 ) are

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Valeria Sigal Escalada and Douglas D. Archbold

; Rupasinghe et al., 2000 ). These compounds are commonly used along with cold storage to manage apple fruit ripening. Several quality factors influence the acceptability of apples, including appearance, texture, and flavor. Flavor is a complex trait composed

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Xin Zhao, Edward E. Carey, Janice E. Young, Weiqun Wang, and Takeo Iwamoto

high tunnels, unheated polyethylene-covered greenhouse structures that are used in season-extending production for many horticultural crops ( Wells, 1996 ), may affect phenolic content of lettuce has not been reported. Postharvest storage also

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Natalia R. Dolce, Ricardo D. Medina, Luis A. Mroginski, and Hebe Y. Rey

Pollen storage is of great importance for plant breeding and production as a means of overcoming asynchrony in flowering, location, and availability of plants for crosses. Likewise, it is an efficient means for preservation of the haploid gene pool

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Aditi Satpute, Bryce Meyering, and Ute Albrecht

In commercial herb production, handling, storage, and transportation can greatly affect shelf life and flavor and therefore marketable quality of the product. This study examines strategies to alleviate damage to sweet basil that occurs during low