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Cover for Fruit ripening and harvest.

This chapter provides information on the processes that occur in the sweet cherry fruit during ripening prior to harvest. Some pre-harvest disorders, such as fruit cracking, and their management are presented. Some factors to consider during the harvesting of the fruits are also discussed, along...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fruit maturity, harvest methods and technologies.

This chapter focuses on fruit harvesting methods and technologies in pomegranates. Topics include fruit maturity, growth, development, biochemical changes during maturity and ripening, genetic differences among cultivars, crop quality, fruit colour development, non-destructive methods, harvesting...

Author(s)
Varasteh, F.; Alizadeh, M.; Sarkhosh, A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Almond.

This chapter provides information on the origin, current areas of production, fruit physiology, crop quality, maturity, harvesting (including shaking and picking) and handling, physiological disorders, pathological problems (including aflatoxin contamination), storage conditions, quarantine issues, ...

Author(s)
Crisosto, C. H.; Silva, S. S.; Connell, J. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Persimmon.

Author(s)
Salvador, A.; Besada, C.; Crisosto, C. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pomegranate.

This chapter focuses on the origin, current areas of production, composition and health benefits, crop quality, consumer preferences, fruit physiology, maturity and harvest indices, physiological disorders, harvesting, postharvest handling, fruit pathology, temperature handling and storage, and...

Author(s)
Valero Garrido, D.; Crisosto, C. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Table grape.

This chapter discusses the origin, current areas of production, maturity and harvest indexes, quality (including consumer preferences), physiological characteristics, packaging, handling during harvesting, optimum storage conditions, retail outlet display considerations, physiological disorders,...

Author(s)
Crisosto, C. H.; Campos-Vargas, R.; Lichter, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fruit and seed production.

This chapter deals with some aspects of fruit and seed production of cucurbit crops, such as cucumber, melon, squash and watermelon. The control of sex expression, pollination, harvesting, postharvest handling and storage (fruits and seeds) are discussed.

Author(s)
Wehner, T. C.; Naegele, R. P.; Myers, J. R.; Dhillon, N. P. S.; Crosby, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392916)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Postharvest handling, storage and quality.

This chapter provides information on the various factors to consider during the harvesting and handling of pawpaw fruits, such as fruit maturity and visual and sensorial quality characteristics. The benefits of the use of coatings and wraps, optimum temperatures and various packing and storage...

Author(s)
Pauziah Muda; Chen Jung [Chen, J. N.]; Paull, R. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental improvement with trees.

To complement the protection provided by the embankments and other infrastructure, the Char Development and Settlement Project (CDSP) in Bangladesh, in cooperation with the Forest Department, established protective plantations of trees on mud flats, foreshores and embankments using a social...

Author(s)
Islam, M. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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This chapter focuses on the cultivation history, economics, nutritive value and various factors determining crop quality in sweet corn. Information on endosperm mutants and germination in sweet corn, growing, harvesting and conditioning high-sugar sweet corn seed, plant anatomy and development and...

Author(s)
Tracy, W. F.; Shuler, S.; Dodson-Swenson, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393777)
Type
Book chapter

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