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Charles F. Forney, Kristen Cue, and Sherry Fillmore

.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service, 2020 ). To meet demand throughout the year, onions must be stored for extended periods of time to ensure a constant supply to retail markets. Effective storage at 0 °C and 65% to 75% relative humidity (RH

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J.A. Narciso, E.A. Baldwin, A. Plotto, and C.M. Ference

quantify because of plant cultivar and cultural practices, which vary with locality, handling, storage, and marketing ( Maas, 1980 ). Fungi are significant pre- and postharvest decay organisms for strawberries. Botrytis berry rot (causal organism, Botrytis

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Cindy B.S. Tong, Hsueh-Yuan Chang, Jennifer K. Boldt, Yizhou B. Ma, Jennifer R. DeEll, Renae E. Moran, Gaétan Bourgeois, and Dominique Plouffe

Multiple types of flesh browning can occur as storage disorders in ‘Honeycrisp’ apple ( Malus × domestica ) fruit. Three of the browning disorders that occur within the cortex have been previously described as “soggy breakdown” ( Watkins et al

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Benjamin Paskus, Patrick Abeli, and Randolph Beaudry

The primary functions of hypoxia (low oxygen) in the storage of perishables are to inhibit ethylene action, to reduce metabolic rate through respiratory inhibition, and to reduce cut surface browning ( Beaudry, 1999 , 2000 ; Burg and Burg, 1965

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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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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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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.