BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • The most important for the storage of Valencia Late orange

    The most important for the storage of Valencia Late orange

    “Cool chamber storage of Valencia Late" is the main topic of the Fomesa Fruitech monthly newsletter, Infopost 75, in Spanish language, but not the only one. In little more than a page you can find the main features for the long term storage of orange Valencia Late. Main objectives are to avoid the appearance of stains due low temperature, good control of rotten and reducing the maximum weight loss. Infopost 75 also reports about FRUITFOG-I, recommended as support Read more

  • Postharvest future needs, and products to extend the shelf life in stone fruit

    Postharvest future needs, and products to extend the shelf life in stone fruit

    Infopost 74, the monthly newsletter of Fomesa Fruitech, in this case, for March 2013, explains the tribute to Dr. Kader that took place in the framework of the annual International Course on Postharvest Technology and Minimally Processed, Cartagena, Spain. In the course, an international benchmark for the produce industry, are involved major Read more

  • Fortifiers through the waxes, a good alternative to reduce waste

    Fortifiers through the waxes, a good alternative to reduce waste

    The essay explained by Infopost 59, by Fomesa Fruitech, examines the effectiveness of different fortifiers added to the wax used in wax applicator line of the packinghouse. We studied its Read more

  • The entire range of solutions for a successful storage of potatoes

    The entire range of solutions for a successful storage of potatoes

    Aurelio Ricart, of Fomesa Fruitech, summarizes what is meant by quality, the physiological stages in the conservation of potatoes (wound healing, cooling, latency, and end the latency stage) and what are the optimal conditions for each according to the final Read more

  • Evaluation of microbial contamination in packinghouses, a new tool against the imazalil resistance, and food additives

    Evaluation of microbial contamination in packinghouses, a new tool against the imazalil resistance, and food additives

    Checking the bacterial contamination in packinghouses is essential for the good practices of sanitation in postharvest. One of the issues addressed by Infopost 71 is the surface analysis, through an article of A. Masso, from the Fruitech Fomesa Technical Department. Infopost 71, in Spanish language, is available below as pdf file. Other information in the same issue of Infopost is about FRUITGARD-OPP-20, a new, emulsifiable concentrate fungicide for Read more

  • Control of Alternaria in kaki and improvement of the appearance and shelf life of lemons

    Control of Alternaria in kaki and improvement of the appearance and shelf life of lemons

    The fungal pathogen Alternaria alternata, the cause of black spot in postharvest life of persimmon (Black spot, BS), is a latent fungus that develops during the cold storage of the fruits and is visible during the marketing period. It can cause up to 50% loses. Infopost nr. 70 includes an excerpt from a trial in Bright Red Persimmon made by Fomesa Fruitech in collaboration with the centre of Read more