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Christopher B. Cerveny, William B. Miller, and Alan G. Taylor

profuse flowering crop than when grown from seed ( Meynet, 1993 ), inconsistent sprouting, poor uniformity, and abnormal growth habit are common problems after storage (M.A. Mellano, personal communication). The influence of temperature and relative

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Ibrahim Demir, Tuba Celikkol, Golge Sarıkamıs, and Ceren Eksi

, and subsequently evaluation is done by a standard germination test. The AA test is correlated with field emergence and storage longevity of various crop seeds ( Association of Official Seed Analysts, 2009 ; TeKrony, 1995 ). However, AA conditions

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Hidemi Izumi and Akihiro Suzuki

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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J.C. Beaulieu, J.A. Miller, D.A. Ingram, and K.L. Bett

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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Ming Ding, Beibei Bie, Wu Jiang, Qingqing Duan, Hongmei Du, and Danfeng Huang

; FAOSTAT, 2009 ) and the demand for watermelon seedlings (≈33 billion per year in China), seedling storage is essential for meeting market demands. The most common method of preserving seedlings for a short-term period is low-temperature storage in darkness

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Yiping Gong, Peter M.A. Toivonen, O.L. Lau, and Paul A. Wiersma

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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J. Alberto García-Salazar, Rhonda K. Skaggs, and Terry L. Crawford

throughout Mexico have disappeared along with many of the flow-to-market management tools afforded by the UNPH. Storage programs for vegetables have been implemented in several regions of the world, including in Colombia, for the purpose of managing excess

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Brianna L. Ewing, Gregory M. Peck, Sihui Ma, Andrew P. Neilson, and Amanda C. Stewart

., 2017 ). Therefore, it is important to develop strategies, perhaps through harvest and storage management practices, that maximize the concentration of endogenous tannins in the fruit. Polyphenols are a class of secondary plant metabolites derived

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Neil L. Heckman, Garald L. Horst, Roch E. Gaussoin, and Kevin W. Frank

48824-1325. Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln, Agricultural Research Division journal series number 12876. We thank L.A. Wit for preparation of the sod storage site and technical support in the field. The cost of publishing this paper was defrayed in

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Yosef Al Shoffe and Christopher B. Watkins

Manipulation of storage temperature for horticultural crops is an important approach for reducing physiological disorders and maintaining quality ( Jackman et al., 1988 ; Lurie, 2002 ; Wang, 1993 ). Temperature manipulation involves using optimum