BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

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  • Postharvest pest control with CA, a tool that needs more research

    Postharvest pest control with CA, a tool that needs more research

    Research on CA treatment for pest control, in general, has very limited success in the past mainly due to the lack of tolerance by fresh products. There are great variations in susceptibility among different pests and in tolerance among different fresh products to CA treatment. Therefore the most… Read more

  • GIRBIO compostable film

    GIRBIO compostable film

    Girbio, by GIRO, is a 100% compostable solution for thermalwelded packages. After its use, the net should be deposited in organic containers. Advantages- It allows Spotless or Black Spot- Made with any GirBagger or GirBagger Speed Line- Thermalwelded bags up to 2Kg- Outer layer made of paper for… Read more

  • The famous Agrosta 14 USB now even better with its new upgrade

    The famous Agrosta 14 USB now even better with its new upgrade

    Agrosta 14 USB, developed by AGROSTA, is a unique product in the world: If you want a high quality penetrometer that can communicate directly with a computer, storing a huge amount of data exportable to Excel/AND providing statistics, then you have found it! Features of Agrosta 14 USB: - It… Read more

  • ULTIMO, maximum efficiency for even ripening

    ULTIMO, maximum efficiency for even ripening

    Consumers today expect top quality, ready-to-eat bananas at low prices all year round, presenting a challenge for wholesalers, distributors and retailers. Al Interko we specialise in creating the right environment to efficiently ripen large volumes of bananas or other fruits to perfection, at… Read more

  • TOPPER, prevents calyx senescence and abscission in harvested citrus

    TOPPER, prevents calyx senescence and abscission in harvested citrus

    TOPPER by FOMESA FRUITECH is a 10% (w/w) triclopid based regulator that prevents calyx senescence and abscission in stored oranges, lemons and mandarins, both during handling and conditioning (especially in brushing) and the degreening process. It also helps to reduce the incidence of rotting and… Read more

  • R-PET is a truly sustainable choice

    R-PET is a truly sustainable choice

    INFIA has published the Environmental Food Declaration (EPD), which objetively analyzes the environmental impacts. The EPD explains that food packaging needs to perform a variety of functions: preserve food safety and freshness, rationalise trasportation, and highlight the quality of the content.… Read more

  • Citrus Ethylene Generator, for degreening

    Citrus Ethylene Generator, for degreening

    Fresh Produce Instruments Citrus Ethylene Generator allows easily obtain low leverls (< 10 ppm) of ethylene for citrus degreening. No mixture with inert gas is needed. Counts on 8 output settings to accomodate various room sizes. No residues as a result of ethylene application. More… Read more

  • Evaluating 7 Crops with 1 Tool

    Evaluating 7 Crops with 1 Tool

    Alberto De Marcos and his team at Semillas Fitó are exploring the use of NIRS to breed better varieties of seven solanaceae (nightshade) and cucurbit (gourd) crops: tomato, pepper, eggplant, melon, watermelon, zucchini, and cucumber. In our most recent interview, Application Scientist Galen… Read more

  • Don’t use Calcium Carbide to ripen fruit!

    Don’t use Calcium Carbide to ripen fruit!

    Several countries use Calcium Carbide as an artificial ripening agent. Also known as “masala,” this is a dangerous and deadly process; when wet, the Calcium Carbide reacts with the water and produces acetylene gas, which mimics ethylene action and is used as an artificial ripening… Read more