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Zongyu Li, R. Karina Gallardo, Wendy Hoashi-Erhardt, Vicki A. McCracken, Chengyan Yue, and Lisa Wasko DeVetter

investigating plant- and fruit-related genetic traits that would make the ideal strawberry cultivars from the perspective of PNW growers. Materials and methods Data collection. Surveys were conducted at six PNW small fruit and horticultural grower events between

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Hui-juan Zhou, Xia-nan Zhang, Ming-shen Su, Ji-hong Du, Xiong-wei Li, and Zheng-wen Ye

in various studies. Effects of UVC pretreatment on the concentrations of sucrose, fructose, glucose, sorbitol, and related enzymes during shelf life. Sugar metabolism and accumulation are particularly important to fruit quality. As the dominant sugar

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Eric A. Curry

’/‘Malling 106’ (‘M.106’) trees grown near East Wenatchee, WA, and Orondo, WA, respectively. No related experiments were conducted in 2007. In 2008, fruit were harvested from mature ‘Golden Delicious’/‘M.106’ trees grown commercially in Malaga, WA. All plantings

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David M. Glenn

means and demonstrated that effects of both temperature and VPD at the daily and season scale are related to the final fruit weight. The PF treatments reduced radiation and heat load on exposed leaves enabling them to better regulate leaf temperature and

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Jiwon Jeong, Jeffrey K. Brecht, Donald J. Huber, and Steven A. Sargent

facilities at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Fruit were inspected carefully for bruises, compression damage, and the presence of fungus on the rind and culled if not in optimum condition. Fruit at the 3/4 to full-slip stage that were uniform in

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Steven J. McArtney, John D. Obermiller, and Consuelo Arellano

has become more acute given the uncertainty of the availability and cost of agricultural labor in the future and the increasing regulatory attention focused on products used for thinning of apples. Products currently registered for fruit thinning of

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Craig E. Kallsen

, optimum, and cut-off Ta for fruit trees were set at 4, 25, and 36 °C, respectively. Zhang et al. (2015) used similar equations to model heat accumulation in ‘Sirora’ pistachio. These authors found that a base, optimum, and cut-off Ta of −1, 26, and 26 °C

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Ian-Huei Yau, Joan R. Davenport, and Michelle M. Moyer

suffers from cold damage in a southeastern portion of the vineyard and a segment of ‘Cabernet Sauvignon’ suffering from low vigor and poor fruit set (shatter), perceived to be related to excessive drainage and/or low AWC. Although the vineyard is found on

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Eric A. Curry, Carolina Torres, and Luis Neubauer

In apples, development of physiological disorders is a function of many components, including cultural management, growing environment, fruit maturity, and conditions during storage. Disorders related to dysfunctions or aberrations in the

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

the control plates ( Fig. 4 ), indicating that chitosan did not have a direct effect on the pathogen but may have protected the fruit by eliciting a plant defense response ( Kendra and Hadwigr, 1984 ). Other studies have reported chitosan to damage