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Danijela Janjanin, Marko Karoglan, Mirjana Herak Ćustić, Marijan Bubola, Mirela Osrečak, and Igor Palčić

., 1993 ), grape ripening and fruit composition ( Christensen et al., 1994 ; Linsenmeier et al., 2008 ; Spayd et al., 1994 ), must nitrogen compounds ( Linsenmeier et al., 2008 ; Neilsen et al., 2010 ; Schreiner et al., 2014 ) as well as grape and wine

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Charles E. Barrett, Xin Zhao, Charles A. Sims, Jeffrey K. Brecht, Eric Q. Dreyer, and Zhifeng Gao

interspecific tomato hybrid rootstocks are the two major types of commercially available tomato rootstocks. The objective of this study was to examine the impact of grafting with the two types of rootstocks on fruit composition and sensory attributes of

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W. Kalt and J. McDonald

Fruit composition can be affected by genetic and environmental factors during development and ripening. Red-ripe strawberries were harvested at regular intervals during the harvest season to determine how early or later ripening fruit may vary in composition. The cultivars `Cavendish', `Honoeye', and `Kent' were harvested twice weekly over a 3-week period and FW, %DW, and sugar, acid, and anthocyanin pigment content was measured. The study was repeated for 2 years. Fresh fruit weight declined over the harvest period, while the %DW increased in all cultivars. Although the content of sucrose and glucose (mg/g DW) did not vary among the harvest dates, their content was different among the cultivars. Citric and malic acid content (mg/g DW) was lower in the later harvests, although their content was similar among the cultivars. Total anthocyanin content increased and then declined during the harvest season. Pelargonidin 3-glucoside, the major strawberry anthocyanin, was highest in `Honoeye', while cyanidin 3-glucoside content was similar among the three cultivars.

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Justine E. Vanden Heuvel, Steven D. Lerch, Celine Coquard Lenerz, James M. Meyers, and Anna Katharine Mansfield

cultivar, there is little information available on best management practices. The objective of this study was to investigate the impact of training system, vine spacing, and rootstock on vine growth, yield components, fruit composition, and consumer

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Desire Djidonou, Xin Zhao, Jeffrey K. Brecht, and Kim M. Cordasco

and marketable fruit per plant and average single fruit weight were also reported. Fruit composition assessment. Quality attributes of tomato fruit were analyzed during the early (71 DAT) and mid (86 DAT) fruit harvest periods. Composite samples of

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Pengpeng Duan, Ying Sun, Yuling Zhang, Qingfeng Fan, Na Yu, Xiuli Dang, and Hongtao Zou

obtaining relatively high crop yields and fruit composition. The response of tomato yield and fruit composition to manure and inorganic N fertilizer has been the subject of several studies, but results have focused on the effects of inorganic N fertilizer on

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Victorine Alleyne and John R. Clark

An investigation was conducted over 2 years to evaluate the effect of N rate and time of application on fruit composition of `Arapaho' thornless erect blackberry (Rubus L., subgenus Eubatus). N from ammonium nitrate was applied at 56 or 112 kg·ha-1 in single applications, or at 112 kg·ha-1 as a split application with 0 kg·ha-1 as the control. Increasing N rates increased fruit N and pH but did not affect soluble solids concentration, titratable acidity, sugar-acid ratio, and total solids. Timing of N application had no effect on the fruit characteristics measured.

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Annie R. Vogel, Rachael S. White, Clark MacAllister, and Cain C. Hickey

incidence, rot severity, and primary fruit composition of ‘Chardonnay’ grown in north Georgia, a humid, subtropical region. We hypothesized that prebloom leaf removal would reduce crop yield and that leaf removal to the greatest extent would reduce bunch rot

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Imed Dami, Said Ennahli, and David Scurlock

results in fruit composition improvement by increased sugars, color, and desirable flavor compounds ( Guidoni et al., 2002 ; Jackson and Lombard, 1993 ; Kliewer and Dokoozlian, 2000 ). ‘Vidal blanc’ has been widely planted in eastern and midwestern

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Andrew G. Reynolds, Amal Ehtaiwesh, and Christiane de Savigny

Anderson, 1988 ; Smart and Coombe, 1983 ), poor fruit composition ( Reynolds et al., 2007 ), decreased vine photosynthesis and transpiration ( Choné et al., 2001 ; Fuller, 1997 ; Gomez-del-Campo et al., 2002 ), and poor shoot growth ( Reynolds and Naylor