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Pimjai Seehanam, Danai Boonyakiat and Nithiya Rattanapanone

fruit per hour (mg CO 2 /kg/hr). Measurement of total soluble solids (TSS), titratable acidity (TA), pH, TSS/TA ratio, and ascorbic acid. Three fruit of three replications per treatment were squeezed with a hand-press juicer. The juice was

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Sofia Caretto, Angelo Parente, Francesco Serio and Pietro Santamaria

into sink organs ( Bergmann, 1992 ; Marschner, 1995 ). In muskmelon, fruits from plants receiving weekly foliar/spray K applications matured 2 d earlier and had significantly higher soluble solid concentration, total sugar, ascorbic acid (vitamin C

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Ricardo Goenaga and David Jenkins

harvested were used to determine total soluble solids using a temperature-compensated digital refractometer (Pal-1; Atago, Tokyo, Japan) when the fruit ripened at room temperature (≈75 °F), ≈5 d after harvest. After a 4-year harvesting period, the experiment

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Jaime Prohens, Adrián Rodríguez-Burruezo, María Dolores Raigón and Fernando Nuez

soluble solids content (SSC) and for the measurement of pH. Measurements. Fruit flesh color was measured with a Minolta chroma-meter (CR-300; Minolta Co. Ltd., Osaka, Japan), fitted with an 8-mm-diameter aperture and expressed in the “CIELAB 1976

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Christopher M. Menzel, Lindsay A. Smith and Jenny A. Moisander

plastic. Differences in fruit quality in the plants grown under tunnels or outdoors in the United States were usually small, with mixed effects on fruit size, fruit appearance, levels of sugars or soluble solids, and taste. We report on the effect of

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M. Cecilia Peppi and Matthew W. Fidelibus

gently touched to measure mean berry length and diameter, respectively ( Dokoozlian et al., 1994 ). Berries were then homogenized in a blender, the juice obtained was filtered, and soluble solids were measured with a temperature-compensating digital

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Tongyin Li and Guihong Bi

). Berry harvest and data collection. Southern highbush cultivars were evaluated for the date of first harvest, berry yield, single berry weight, and soluble solid content for two growing seasons in 2016 to 2017. Ripe berries were harvested on a weekly

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Kylara A. Papenfuss and Brent L. Black

(0.17-cm pores) and the flesh mass (pitted fruit and juice) measured. Flesh samples were stored at –80 °C until soluble solids concentration (SSC) and dry matter content were measured. Later, frozen flesh samples were thawed in a 30 °C water bath and

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Ricardo Goenaga and David Jenkins

soluble solids were also recorded with a temperature-compensated digital refractometer (Pal-I; ATAGO Co., Tokyo, Japan) when the fruit ripened, ≈5 to 7 d after harvest. Fig. 1. Representative fruit of six mamey sapote cultivars grown at two locations in

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William S. Castle, James C. Baldwin, Ronald P. Muraro and Ramon Littell

Florida citrus industry, for example, is largely composed of orange groves with fruit grown for juice products. Growers are compensated for juice soluble solids content. Fresh fruit citrus growers, like with other tree crops, earn their income by selling a