BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

News


  • Sprayer calibration and coverage training for improved California red scale control in citrus

    Sprayer calibration and coverage training for improved California red scale control in citrus

    On Tuesday, June 13, 2017, Lindcove Research and Extension Center (LREC) will be hosting a half-day Sprayer Calibration and Coverage Training for Improved California Red Scale Control in Citrus. This event will focus on the improvement of California red scale control in citrus and will showcase the basics of sprayer… Read More

  • Koppert Machines launches its packing line for snack bell peppers

    Koppert Machines launches its packing line for snack bell peppers

    Koppert Machines has developed a packing line for snack bell peppers for a German customer. The design came about after extensive talks with the customer, according to the company. Existing and new techniques were used in the development of the packing line. Read More

  • Multipurpose solutions for the washing and brushing of tubers

    Multipurpose solutions for the washing and brushing of tubers

    The Wyma´s newsletter for May features a video by Anthony Blundell of Kaipara Kumara in New Zealand, discussing his experience with the new Wyma's sweet potato washing line as well as interesting articles with current industry insights. Read More

  • Veserkal near the future of engineering

    Veserkal near the future of engineering

    VESERKAL attended this event as the only company representing the region of Berguedà, with the aim of make themselves known to the academic world, mainly among those students who are pursuing degrees in mechanical engineering, industrial and automatic electronic engineering, as well as degrees in engineering of ICT… Read More

  • VI International Postharvest Unlimited Conference

    VI International Postharvest Unlimited Conference

    The VI International Postharvest Unlimited Conference will be held under the auspices of the International Society of Horticultural Science (ISHS). The Conference will take place in Fruit Attraction, one of the most prestigious Fresh Produce Exhibition of Europe, in Madrid (Spain) from October 17th to 20th, 2017. The… Read More

  • Global reach under one roof

    Global reach under one roof

    Urschel keeps virtually all manufacturing and assembly in-house, bucking global efficiency trends to ward off stock-outs and ensure inventory availability. With varying degrees of success, large, multinational machine builders have long tinkered with ways to thinly, evenly, and efficiently spread their resources… Read More

  • Ripening of tropical fruit is becoming increasingly accurate

    Ripening of tropical fruit is becoming increasingly accurate

    Perfectly ripened fruit, does that actually exist? "Not yet, but we are pretty close" said Jacco Smid of VDH Product. The ripening of fruits is not easy. Using the latest techniques can make ripened fruit ever more accurate. More and more often are retailers demanding their fruit to be delivered with exactly the right… Read More

  • Multiscan in Argentina

    Multiscan in Argentina

    Multiscan Technologies visits, along with its subsidiary in Argentina Disteneo, several customers interested in our technology for the selection of table olives. El Matucho, in the province of La Rioja, is a clear example of a future-oriented family business that will bet on Multiscan technology to keep moving… Read More

  • NO treatment increased postharvest quality and disease resistence in kiwifruit

    NO treatment increased postharvest quality and disease resistence in kiwifruit

    The effects of nitric oxide (NO) treatment on quality and disease resistance of kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa) cv. ‘Bruno’ were investigated after the fruits were immersed in 0.2 mM sodium nitroprusside or water (as control) for 10 min and then stored at room temperature. Read More

  • Pre- and post-harvest Ca treatments depressed physiological disorders and improved quality traits in cherry

    Pre- and post-harvest Ca treatments depressed physiological disorders and improved quality traits in cherry

    Calcium (Ca2) nutrition has a significant role in fruit physiology; however, the underlying mechanism is still unclear. In this study, fruit quality in response to CaCl2, applied via foliar sprays (Ca2) or/and hydro-cooling water (CaHC), was characterized in ‘Lapins’ cherries at harvest, just after cold storage… Read More