More about Postharvest and Horticultural Technology – 3rd May 2018

More about Postharvest and Horticultural Technology – 3rd May 2018

The links available below, correspond to postharvest information published on different media. Every Thursday, we bring all this interesting postharvest-information together in our Postharvest News.

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2017: 25% of new food and beverage products were organic

A closer look at Albert Heijn's easy vegetable assortment

A genetic weapon to combat the spotted wing fruit fly

A Look into the 2017 Innovation Award Winner for Best New Fruit Product

A method for the selection of bacterial strains overproducing exopolysaccharides

A Review on Leaf Area Index of Horticulture Crops and Its Importance

A third actor in the 'war' between conventional and organic - "Pesticide-free products will have the brightest future"

Acacia Seyal Gums in Sudan: Ecology and Economic Contribution

Agrisource: agriculture united in the face of climate change

AHDB Sutton Bridge launches VarietyCheck service

Antibiotics end up in plants, research finds

Apple storage

Application of chitosan as biomaterial for active packaging of ethylene absorber

Artificialized land and artificialization processes: determinants, impacts and levers for action

Asia-Pacific will consume the most fresh produce by 2030

Asparagus growers report cooperation from Mother Nature

Assessing the Broccoli (Brasicca oleracea var. italica) Hybrids for Physico-Chemical Constituent and Suitability for Dehydration

Assessment of production potential and post-harvest losses of fruits and vegetables in northern region of Ethiopia

Benihort adding spring onions to its range

Brand development key element for pepper category - Sweet Palermo Congress

British Columbia association holds annual chef competition

Broccoli (Brassica oleracea) as a Preventive Biomaterial for Cancer

California launches food safety website

Carrying ripe mangoes at retail can pay off

Ceraclean - The Essence of Purity by Bizerba

Characterization of stomata on floral organs and scapes of cut 'Real'gerberas and their involvement in postharvest water loss

Chinese washing machine cleans both clothes and vegetables

Chitosan Coating: A Postharvest Treatment to Delay Oxidative Stress in Loquat Fruits during Cold Storage

Chitosan nanoparticles loaded Citrus aurantium essential oil: a novel delivery system for preserving the postharvest quality of Agaricus bisporus

Chronica Horticulturae Volume 58 Number 1

Citrus - Without effective fertility management, citrus yields will be reduced on alkaline soil types

Colletotrichum species associated with pre-and post-harvest diseases of avocado and mango in eastern Australia

Combined selection in carioca beans for grain size, slow darkening and fast-cooking after storage times

Comparison of Indigenous-Based Edible Skin Coating Materials (SCMs) and Imported Wax (Citrashine®) on the Post-Harvest Quality and Shelf Life of (Citrus …

Controlling leaching from greenhouses

Co‐occurrence of aflatoxins and ochratoxin A in nuts, dry fruits, and nuty products

Cooled logistics with efficient multi-chamber thermal vehicles

Correlation between nematodes and Panama disease on banana plantations

Could 3D printing boost fruit, veg consumption?

CSIRO develops apples that don´t go brown

DA meter IAD maturity classes: Database

Demand for Spanish sweet palermo peppers is increasing annually

Determination of fruit maturity and its prediction model based on the pericarp index of absorbance difference (IAD) for peaches

Development and application of rice starch based edible coating to improve the postharvest storage potential and quality of plum fruit (Prunus salicina)

Development of Customized Corrugated Fibre Board Boxes for Sapota Packaging

Differential response to combined prochloraz and thyme oil drench treatment in avocados against the control of anthracnose and stem-end rot

Discover how Citruspack project will turn citrus side-streams into innovative and eco-friendly additives and products

Diversity of Mucoralean Fungi in Soils of Papaya (Carica papaya L.) Producing Regions in Mexico

Dutch calculation model for pesticides

Dutch govt. finances phenotyping centre

E. coli outbreak  - where to from here?

Effect of active: Modified atmosphere packaging material on biochemical and microbial characteristics of pomegranate arils during storage

Effect of chitosan and chitosan-nanoparticles on post harvest quality of banana fruits

Effect of Chitosan Coating on Chilling Injury, Antioxidant Status and Postharvest Quality of Japanese Cucumber during Cold Storage

Effect of Different Chemical Treatments on Shelf Life of Kinnow Fruits

Effect of exogenous bio-regulators on organically-managed Tahiti lime (Citrus latifolia Tanaka) fruit and essential oil productivity and quality

Effect of LED irradiation on the ripening and nutritional quality of postharvest banana fruit.

Effect of main stem pruning and fruit thinning on the postharvest conservation of melon

Effect of Post-Harvest Application of Biocides on Vase Life of Cut Gerbera (Gerbera jamesonii Bolus ex. Hook) cv. Alppraz

Effect of postharvest application of ethylene on phenolic acids and anthocyanins profile in three blueberry cultivars (Vaccinium corymbosum).

Effect of potato varieties and nitrogen levels on dry matter accumulation, chlorophyll content, grade wise tuber yield and post harvest nutrient content in plant and soil.

Effect of Seaweed Liquid Fertilizer and Humic Acid Formulation on the Growth and Nutritional Quality of Abelmoschus esculentus

Effect of storage conditions on the postharvest quality changes of fresh mango fruits for export during transportation

Effects of different treatments on pearl oil apricot during storage

Effects of low‐temperature conditioning and cold storage on development of chilling injuries and the transcriptome of ‘Wonderful’ pomegranate fruit

Embracing new technologies with Baker & Murakami

Empirical reduction of rind effect on rind and flesh absorbance for evaluation of durian maturity using near infrared spectroscopy

Evaluation of Food Conservation Technologies for Potato Cubes

Evaluation of Fuji Apple Peel Extract as a Corrosion Inhibitor for Carbon Steel in a Saline Medium

Evaluation of Snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus L.) Genotypes for Post Harvest and Seed Characters under Tarai Conditions of Uttarakhand

Exciting new varieties from summer fruiting raspberry trials

Expert urges scientists to breed for flavor (US)

Feed the Future Empowering Youth Fact Sheet

First Report of Sweet potato leaf curl virus and Sweet potato leaf curl deltasatellite 1 Infecting Blue Morning Glory in Portugal

First sorter for delicate or ripe fruit

France has started marketing strawberries under a consumer brand

Germany: Historical vegetables

Global body adopts new measures to stop spread of plant pests

Grassland plants show surprising appetite for carbon dioxide

Guava (Psidium guajava L.) Fruit Coating with Gum–Arabic for Quality and Fruit Fly Control

High-flavor, fresh-cut among growing segments for melons

How to read the nutritional labels of food

Ice Pack XL makes refrigerated transport redundant

Imidacloprid Alternatives for Psyllid Control

Impact of climate change environmental conditions on the resilience of different formulations of the biocontrol agent Candida sake CPA-1 on grapes.

Impact of postharvest processes on major phenolic constituents and antioxidant potentials of different Ocimum species

Improving ornamental's vase life through molecular approaches: A review

Influence of chitosan on postharvest behavior of papaya (Carica papaya L.) Fruits under different storage conditions

Influence of Fertigation Doses and Mulching on Yield Attributing Characters and Post-Harvest Shelf Life of Pointed Gourd (Trichosanthes dioica Roxb.)

Influence of post-harvest application of GA and Ca on shelf-life of banana (Musa spp.) cv. grand naine

Inhibitory effects of methyl thujate on mycelial growth of Botrytis cinerea and possible mechanisms

Insects and olfaction: olfactory coding in the turbulent realm

Ishida and Heat and Control announce enhanced co-operation

Joshua Okonya is a Uganda based research associate specializing in crop protection. He shares with us how he is putting farmers at the heart of his work on Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Key Technology expands manufacturing in the Netherlands

Kinetic studies of potassium permanganate adsorption by activated carbon and its ability as ethylene oxidation material

KRONEN delivers 1000th KUJ V cutting machinel

Lab 'Accident' Becomes Mutant Enzyme That Devours Plastic

Large grocers don't make the grade on limiting food waste

Levy-funded project researching impact of pesticides on beneficials

Lidl Moerdijk: Europe's largest banana ripening facility

Management of post harvest anthracnose disease of banana cv Grandnaine (AAA) under in vivo conditions

Managing Mites in Florida Citrus

Mango value chain in Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and St. Lucia: Measuring and reducing postharvest losses

Market share of pointed peppers has already reached 15%", 4th Sweet Palermo Congress

Metabolic profiling and quality assessment during the postharvest of two tangor varieties subjected to heat treatments

Metal detector VARICON+

Microbial inactivation and quality improvement of tomatoes treated by package film with allyl isothiocyanate vapour

Microwave cooking improves functional properties of carrots

Modelling peach and nectarine ripening during storage using the IAD maturity index

More attention needed for innovations in ripening

More focus on good blueberries during sorting, says David Brazelton, Fall Creek Farm & Nursery

Motorleaf uses AI to predict crop yields

New imaging system to increase crop yield

New lean-lower trellis device for tomatoes

New organic label to reveal growing method

New plant protection method on the horizon

New technology for post-harvest treatment of avocados

NMR-based metabolic study of fruits of Physalis peruviana L. grown in eight different Peruvian ecosystems

Open-top lettuce bags from Fellini Patrizio

Parfum Flower Company joins DFG

Pest Management Guide: Horticultural and Forest Crops, 2018

Photocatalytic degradation of ethylene by Ga 2 O 3 polymorphs

Physiology and postharvest conservation of 'Paluma'guava under coatings using Jack fruit seed-based starch

Plant-based edible coatings for managing postharvest quality of fresh horticultural produce: A review

Planting Late? AHDB Potatoes offers tips to avoid pitfalls

Polymers and Biopolymers with Antiviral Activity:Potential Applications for Improving Food Safety

Post harvest Management of Tomato in Tribal Areas of Adilabad District

Postharvest application with propolis for controlling white rot disease of green bean pods

Post-harvest evaluation of selected inbred lines to maize weevil Sitophilus zeamais resistance

Postharvest gum Arabic and salicylic acid dipping affect quality and biochemical changes of 'Grand Nain'bananas during shelf life aaaaaaa

Postharvest Irradiation Treatment for Quarantine Control of Western Flower Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)

Postharvest Management Condition and Contaminant Degree in Handling of Cut Rose Flowers for Export

Postharvest Monitoring of Tomato Ripening Using the Dynamic Laser Speckle

Postharvest responses of sweet cherry fruit and stem tissues revealed by metabolomic profiling

Postharvest temperature has a greater impact on apical dominance of potato seed-tuber than field growing-degree days exposure

Potato Blight Trends in Europe: EuroBlight 2017 Results

Predicting shelf life gain of fresh strawberries 'Charlotte cv'in modified atmosphere packaging

Productivity and quality of organic strawberries pre-harvest treated with silicon

Putting the rhubarb trade on the map

Quality Determinants of Avocado Fruit Consumption in Italy. Implications for Small Farms

Raw fruit and vegetables produce better mental health outcomes

Reducing gas use could result in significant advantage in onion storage

Reduction of Salmonella enterica in ready to eat lettuce leaves: Effectiveness of sodium hypochlorite washing

Registration granted for a potato seed treatment to help manage pink rot

Research in Transportation Business & Management

Research proj. aims to grow orange petunias

Response of Pinching and Gibberellic Acid on Growth and Physiological Characteristics of African Marigold

Roasted Butternut squash salad

Root to Shoot program aims to utilize more vegetable by-products

Royal FloraHolland Annual Report 2017

Sakata new site

Sensors and Monitoring for Production and Distribution of a Tropical Fruit

Spore inactivation induced by cold plasma

Standardization of Different Chemicals on the Vase Life of Cut Gerbera (Gerbera jamesonii) cv. Julia

Standardization of Different Chemicals on the Vase Life of Cut Gerbera (Gerbera jamesonii) cv. Julia

Standardization of Vase Solutions for Maximum Buds Opening and Longer Vase-Life of Gladiolus Flower cv. Nova Lux

Status of post harvestdiseases of mango in Nothern Karnataka

Strawberry Innovation, The Punnet, April 2018

Studies to enhance the shelf life of tomato using aloe vera and neem based herbal coating

Study shows reusable plastic containers emit 60% less CO2

Sustainability goes further than biocontrol

Sustainable packaging solutions are still a sensitive topic

Syngenta has acquired vegetable seed breeder, producer and marketer Feasterville, Pa.-based Abbott & Cobb, known for its sweet corn

System analysis for technology transfer readiness assessment of horticultural postharvest

Technical and Financial Assessment on the Adaptation of Transplanter and Combine Harvester in the Ilocos Provinces, Philippines

The aroma volatile repertoire in strawberry fruit: a review

The irresistible appeal of Prime – study reveals Amazon’s influence on Whole Foods shoppers

The structure changes of water-soluble polysaccharides in papaya during ripening

Top 10 Functional Food Trends

Trade body announces 30-day action plan to raise awareness of Xylella

Tyrosinases—physiology, pathophysiology, and applications

Ultra-thin MA film seeks to revolutionize packaging

US study finds a surprising link between food waste and diet quality

Use of calcium compound and modified atmospheric packaging of Indian gooseberry (Emblica officinalis Gaertn.) for shelf-life enhancement

Valorization of Postharvest Discard of Sweet Cherry for the Development of Dehydrated Fruit Ingredients: Compositional, Physical and Mechanical Properties.

Value Added Studies in Banana as a Commercial Enterprise

Vegetables may help protect elderly women from hardening of neck arteries

VI International Symposium on Persimmon

Vidalia growers contend their onions are best

VIII International Postharvest Symposium: Enhancing Supply Chain and Consumer Benefits - Ethical and Technological Issues

Water for reuse, an innovative new tech

When it comes to organic products, you also expect responsible packaging

Wild tomato found to be resistant to pests

Will USDA decision open door for CRISPR fruits and vegetables?

Wine varieties resistant to fungal diseases classified for 2018

X International Symposium on Artichoke, Cardoon and their Wild Relatives

X International Symposium on Banana: ISHS - ProMusa Symposium on Agroecological