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Acid soils characteristically have a low base status, high levels of phytotoxic aluminium and/or manganese together with the low availability of plant nutrients. Phosphorus deficiency is especially common in acid soils. Many of the key chemical and biological processes responsible for maintaining...

Author(s)
Edwards, A. C.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Phosphorous in Agriculture, 1993, 3, pp 1-12

Author(s)
Brözel, V. S.; Cloete, T. E.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biodeterioration Abstracts, 1993, 7, 4, pp 387-395

Author(s)
Sandin, M.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biodeterioration Abstracts, 1993, 7, 3, pp 255-263

A brief account of research carried out in Japan over the past decade on the postharvest physiology, storage and handling of commercially important fruits, vegetables and ornamental plants is given. Physiological studies reviewed include those relating to fruit ripening, senescence of vegetables...

Author(s)
Inaba, A.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1993, 4, 4, pp 101N-114N

X-ray-based inspection systems for food products are being evaluated because of the demand for consistent and uniform high quality food products by consumers. In this review article, the physics of X-ray-based technology is briefly presented and research and commercial applications are reviewed....

Author(s)
Tollner, E. W.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1993, 4, 6, pp 149N-155N

Solar technology can offer a number of advantages over the dehydration or sun drying of horticultural produce. These include fuel savings, less environmental impact, better quality of final dried product and reduced drying times. The types of technologies and the crops that have been dried are...

Author(s)
Fuller, R. J.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1993, 4, 5, pp 131N-136N

Compared with many other horticultural products, the mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) has a high susceptibility to bruising and a short storage-life. The postharvest deterioration in quality is caused by discoloration and cap development, losses in weight and changes in texture and flavour. These...

Author(s)
Noble, R.; Burton, K. S.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1993, 4, 5, pp 125N-129N

Heat treatments developed for the disinfestation of export fruit against fruit fly often give some control of postharvest disease, although satisfactory levels of disease control are usually obtained only when a fungicide is applied before or after the application of heat. One reason for this is...

Author(s)
Coates, L. M.; Johnson, G. I.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1993, 4, 1, pp 35N-40N

Mango, the apple of the tropics, is increasing in significance in the export trade. The rapid ripening of mango fruit and their poor tolerance of low temperatures are conditions which limit storage life and encourage the development of postharvest diseases. The most important diseases responsible...

Author(s)
Johnson, G. I.; Coates, L. M.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1993, 4, 1, pp 27N-34N

Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1993, 4, 1, pp 11N-23N

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