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Marketing of fresh fruits is evolving as consumers are becoming increasingly demanding of quality. Today's breeders, postharvest scientists, and the industry in general have to pay closer attention to consumers’ quality demands to guarantee

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, and minerals ( Li et al. 2018 ; Mun et al. 2021 ); and plays an important role in certain human disease prevention ( Martí et al. 2016 ). However, tomato growth, productivity, and nutritional quality are usually affected by abiotic stress factors such

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It is of vital importance to reach high qualities and substantial levels of efficiency per unit area when managing commercial fruit orchards. Therefore, orchards should receive regular attention with regard to parameters that can maximize their

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, and it is also an important factor to improve yield and quality of tea ( Ruan et al., 2001 ). Nitrogen, either from organic or mineral fertilization, plays an important role in the growth and development of tea tree. Meanwhile, it is an important

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are affected by its genetic background and growth environment. The growing environment in different regions will impact the quality of agricultural products and the processing quality ( Liu et al. 2022 ; Wang et al. 2022 ). Therefore, the quality of

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usually deficient in nitrogen and potassium ( Li et al., 2011 , 2012 ). In addition to its significant effect on fruit yield and quality, potassium and nitrogen nutrition is also essential to fruit storability. Earlier studies showed that appropriate

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), Sclerotinia sp., and Gibberella sp. ( Donis-Gonzalez et al., 2009a ). Chestnut quality is measured by external factors such as color, shape, size, surface blemishes, and molds, which are very important for consumer acceptance. Internal disorders may result

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high nutritional value and sensory appeal ( Kou et al., 2013 , 2014a ; Xiao et al., 2012 ). However, their commercial production and marketing is limited by their short shelf life due to rapid quality deterioration ( Berba and Uchanski, 2012

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), and in recent years, research has focused on genetic improvement of fruit quality ( Levy et al., 2006 ; Rodríguez-Burruezo et al., 2004b , 2011 ). The pepino fruit is a diploid (2 n = 24) subtropical species and is also known as melon pear, melon

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to CI and quality rapidly deteriorates—this requires appropriate safe postharvest treatments and storage techniques to extend storage and shelf life. Heat treatment can be used postharvest for many different fruits ( Lurie and Pedresch, 2014 ). A

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