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- Nascimento, F. V.; Pasini, J.; Bender, R. J.
- Acta horticulturae 2014 no.1053 pp. 273-277
- total soluble solids; tea tree oil; heat treatment; Penicillium; orchards; carnauba wax; postharvest diseases; pesticide residues; Melaleuca alternifolia; sodium bicarbonate; titratable acidity; cultivars; postharvest treatment; antagonists; control methods; temperature; inoculum; tangerines; Bacillus subtilis; color; cold storage; imazalil; Brazil
- ... The occurrence of postharvest decay in tangerines in southern Brazil is mostly due to high inoculum pressure in orchards. Measures used to reduce the after-harvest percentage of rotted fruit include both preharvest and customary postharvest treatments. Alternative methods to control postharvest diseases are needed to address consumer demands for safe food, especially with regards to pesticide resi ...
- Mhlophe, S.D.; Kruger, F.J.
- Acta horticulturae 2014 no.1029 pp. 331-336
- ambient temperature; cooling; cultivars; firmness; fumigation; fungi; litchis; pericarp; postharvest treatment; spoilage; sulfur; sulfur dioxide; titratable acidity; total soluble solids; Mauritius
- ... A study was performed to establish what effect hydro-cooling has on the quality of ‘Mauritius’ litchi fruit when applied before and/or after sulphur fumigation. Two trials were carried out with the ‘Mauritius’ cultivar at the beginning and towards the end of the harvest window. During the trials, the temperature of the fruit was effectively reduced by hydro-cooling from around 20°C to between 5 an ...