BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • FRUITFOG-I, fungicide treatment for applying in the shipping containers for citrus fruit

    FRUITFOG-I, fungicide treatment for applying in the shipping containers for citrus fruit

    FRUITFOG-I, by FOMESA FRUITECH, is the only registered and authorized product for applying in the shipping containers for citrus fruit. The use of this smoke generator increases the residue level and thus fungicide protection of exported citrus fruit in shhipping container to overseas destinations. The emergence of decay in citrus fruit is prevented with this postharvest treatment during more time. Read more

  • FOMESA FRUITECH at Info Root Vegetables 2014

    FOMESA FRUITECH at Info Root Vegetables 2014

    The document Info Root Vegetables contains information about growing, postharvest and processing of potatoes, carrots, onion, ail, leek, parsnip, and other root vegetables, of interest for growers, packers, processors, traders, suppliers, and advisers. At Info Root Vegetables 2014 FOMESA FRUITECH informs about Read more

  • Cold storage of the orange cv. Barberina

    Cold storage of the orange cv. Barberina

    Late-season orange varieties are usually subjected to cold storage in order to extend their commercial life. However, some alterations called "chilling injuries" may appear when fruits are stored below a certain temperature. Read more

  • New corporate image of Fomesa Fruitech -  Postharvest Partner

    New corporate image of Fomesa Fruitech - Postharvest Partner

    The management team of FOMESA Fruitech has decided to improve its communication policy, in order to convey to its customers and to the industry in general more clearly all ideas, solutions and the work that is generated from the company. Julian Herráiz, General Sales Manager of the company, explains in the Infopost 83, published on February 2014, that the new corporate image of the company was launched in October 2013, during the trade show of Read more

  • Prevention of persimmon black spot during storage

    Prevention of persimmon black spot during storage

    The black spot "Persimmon Black Spot Disease (BSD)" is the main fungal disease in persimmon fruits; it is caused by the fungus Alternaria alternata. This disease may cause reductions up to 50 % of the yield and is difficult to control because the fungus can develop during the refrigerated storage of the fruit. There is therefore a higher incidence of this problem in fruits that have been in cool chamber during long periods. Furthermore, the development Read more

  • New image for Fomesa Fruitech

    New image for Fomesa Fruitech

    FOMESA Fruitech, manufacturer and seller of waxes, fungicides, detergents, disinfectants , etc., for postharvest uses, presented at Fruit Attraction 2013 its new image. Julián Herráiz Garcia, Agr. Eng., Director of Sales and Marketing, explains the new image: "We tried to concentrate several fundamental concepts of our activity. First, we take care of the fruit, and the hand holding what looks like an orange indicates that we are the support, and Read more

  • Natural protection for citrus fruits during postharvest

    Natural protection for citrus fruits during postharvest

    Several natural products offer alternatives to conventional treatments to control postharvest diseases in citrus fruits. Dr. Ernesto Conesa, Technical Director Fomesa Fruitech, summarizes in Infopost 78, the good results obtained in several trials that used potassium sorbate and an essential oil in different formulations: aqueous solution, FRUITCARE-SK, waxes, Read more

  • The business of the citrus fruits in the world

    The business of the citrus fruits in the world

    The continued presence of Fruitech Fomesa products in major producers and exporters of citrus fruits worldwide is based on the firm belief in the continuity and good future of the international marketing of citrus and other fruits in general. The global citrus production is about 85 million tons, according to the FAO, and has grown 11% in the last five years. The highest percentage of this amount is consumed or in industrialized countries, and just about Read more

  • Greengard-Scald & Greenfog-Scald, new treatment to control scald in apples and pears

    Greengard-Scald & Greenfog-Scald, new treatment to control scald in apples and pears

    On June 20, Fomesa Fruitech presented in Lleida, Spain, the new treatment for the prevention of scald in pears and apples. Dr. Ernesto Conesa, technical director of Fomesa Fruitech presented the current status of scald control, which faces the current prohibition of diphenylamine (DPA). He explained the products available within the Green-Line range of products, which include natural products and low toxicology products, among which there are several food additives, such as enhancers, edible coatings, disinfectants, products to control apple Read more

  • FRUITGARD-CALYX reduces calyx senescence associated to degreening

    FRUITGARD-CALYX reduces calyx senescence associated to degreening

    Postharvest degreening treatment with exogenous ethylene application is widely used in Mediterranean growth area to improve the external coloration of the earlyseason citrus varieties in which internal maturity is achieved when the peel is still green. Nevertheless this treatment can induce physiological disorders overall related to calyx senescence. In previous studies has been reported that the application of Read more