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J.D. Hansen, M.A. Watkins, M.L. Heidt, and P.A. Anderson

phytosanitary regulations for apples. The SA involves the cumulative effect of commercial operations to reduce the risk of possible pest infestation followed with validation by intense inspection. One area that can be exploited is the cold storage component

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Amanda J. Vance and Bernadine C. Strik

by adding the yield per plant from each of three harvests. Total plant yield was not measured in ‘Legacy’ but was considered commercially acceptable according to grower records. Storage. The impact of treatments on fruit storage (“shelf life”) was

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Jinmin Fu and Peter H. Dernoeden

documented. Therefore, the objectives of this field study were to quantify rates of photosynthesis (P n ) and whole plant respiration (R w ) rates as well as carbohydrate levels [i.e., water-soluble carbohydrates (WSC), storage carbohydrates (SC), and total

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Don C. Elfving, Stephen R. Drake, A. Nathan Reed, and Dwayne B. Visser

1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP; SmartFresh; AgroFresh, Spring House, PA) is used widely in the apple industry to control postharvest ripening and quality loss of apples in storage ( Fan et al., 1999 ; Watkins et al., 2000 ). The product is applied

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Federica Galli, Douglas D. Archbold, and Kirk W. Pomper

Poster Session 52—Postharvest Storage 21 July 2005, 1:15–2:00 p.m. Poster Hall–Ballroom E/F

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Karen L.B. Gast

40 POSTER SESSION 3 (Abstr. 092-104) Postharvest Physiology/Storage/Food Science Monday, 24 July, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

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H. Brent Pemberton, Yin-Tung Wang, Garry V. McDonald, Anil P. Ranwala, and William B. Miller

40 POSTER SESSION 3 (Abstr. 092-104) Postharvest Physiology/Storage/Food Science Monday, 24 July, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

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Eleni Tsantili, Miltiadis V. Christopoulos, Constantinos A. Pontikis, Pantousis Kaltsikes, Chariklia Kallianou, and Michalis Komaitis

decreases in firmness could be magnified after processing. Among the methods developed to maintain firmness during ripening and storage of fresh fruits were those that aim to increase fruit calcium (Ca) concentration by preharvest foliar and fruit sprays

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Y.J. Yang and K.A. Lee

148 POSTER SESSION 17 (Abstr. 120–133) Postharvest Physiology/Storage/Food Science Wednesday, 26 July, 1:00–2:00 p.m.

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Arnon Dag, Smadar Boim, Yulya Sobotin, and Isaac Zipori

number and size of oil extraction facilities ( Agar et al., 1998 ). Therefore, short-term storage of olive fruit before oil extraction can provide a buffer which will enable more efficient use of both harvest facilities and the mill. Several papers have