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Gerardo Lopez, M. Hossein Behboudian, Gemma Echeverria, Joan Girona, and Jordi Marsal

abounds with reports on the effects of DI on peach fruit quality as reviewed by Behboudian et al. (2011) . The emphasis has been on the quality attributes measured with instruments. The results are often not conducive to firm conclusions about consumers

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Fatih A. Canli and Hikmet Orhan

( Looney, 1996 ); however, its effects on fruit of low-yielding and large-fruited varieties have not been studied. GA 3 application resulted in variable responses in fruit quality and harvest characteristics of sweet cherry. GA 3 -treated sweet cherry

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David Campbell, Ali Sarkhosh, Jeffrey K. Brecht, Jennifer L. Gillett-Kaufman, Oscar Liburd, Juan Carlos Melgar, and Danielle Treadwell

( Mangifera indica L.) in Australia ( Hofman et al., 1997 ). In addition to providing pest and pathogen protection, bagging can affect fruit quality. Peach bagging research has shown inconsistent effects on fruit quality characteristics such as size

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Jesse Wimer, Debra Inglis, and Carol Miles

objective of this study was to determine the effects (if any) of various rootstock cultivars on verticillium wilt severity, yield, and fruit quality of grafted watermelon plants at three differing locations in Washington State. Materials and Methods

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Fatih Ali Canli, Murat Sahin, Nurettin Temurtas, and Mustafa Pektas

Apricot is a nutritious fruit being cultivated in temperate zones of the world ( Bhat et al., 2013 ). Fruit quality and consumer acceptance of apricot is mostly defined by fruit firmness, size, flavor, and attractiveness. Fruit size and firmness are

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Larry E. Schrader, Jianguang Zhang, Jianshe Sun, Jizhong Xu, Don C. Elfving, and Cindy Kahn

. Under these conditions, FST of sun-exposed apples can reach 45 to 50 °C. Exposure of apples to these high FST required for sunburn browning raises questions about what effects these high temperatures have on internal fruit quality. Yet very little has

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Catherine Belisle, Uyen T.X. Phan, Koushik Adhikari, and Dario J. Chavez

by field workers using skin redness (foreground color) and background color and firmness as the reference distinctions to determine optimal fruit maturity at harvest ( Crisosto and Valero, 2008 ). Most peach fruit quality research has been focused on

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Juan C. Rodriguez, Nicole L. Shaw, and Daniel J. Cantliffe

better fruit quality. These higher yields are dependent on cultivar, crop management system, and growing season ( Jensen and Malter, 1995 ; Lorenzo and Castilla, 1995 ). Because of the higher costs for materials and labor, careful consideration of

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Qiang Zhang, Minji Li, Beibei Zhou, Junke Zhang, and Qinping Wei

al., 2013 ; Ma et al., 2015 ; Wang et al., 2013 ; Zhang et al., 2017 ). The influence of meteorological factors on fruit quality has always been a concern because it directly affects the arrangement of apple ascendant regions. Previous studies of

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Ricardo Goenaga and David Jenkins

and other hybrids are very limited ( Crane et al., 2013 ). The objective of this study is to evaluate the yield performance and fruit quality traits of six atemoya hybrids grown in an Oxisol typical of the humid tropics. Materials and methods This