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- Gautam, D. M.; Tripathi, K. M.; Acedo, A. L. Jr.; Easdown, W.; Hughes, J. A.; Keatinge, J. D. H.
- Acta horticulturae 2017 no.1179 pp. 201-206
- harvesting, etc ; bags; bamboos; color; crates; fruits; maturity stage; modified atmosphere packaging; physicochemical properties; polyethylene; postharvest losses; protected cultivation; ripening; shelf life; tomatoes; transportation; weight loss; Nepal; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... Postharvest losses of tomato fruit in Nepal are very high because farmers usually harvest fruits at full-ripe stage and transport in bamboo baskets and ordinary plastic crates. To identify the appropriate maturity stage for harvesting and packaging method, tomatoes 'Srijana' grown in protected cultivation in famers' fields were harvested at breaker and orange-yellow stage and held in ordinary plas ...