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Irregular ripening is a major deterrent for the purchase of European pears. Cell wall polyuronides and related-modifying enzymes were investigated in two European winter pears, 'Comice' and 'd'Anjou', during ripening at 20°C following 5 and 8 months of storage at -1.1°C. Both pear cultivars...

Dong Yu; Zhang ShaoYing; Wang Yan
Postharvest Biology and Technology, 2018, 135, pp 131-140
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Lavender is instantly recognisable with its heady scent and distinctive purple flowers. The plant is cultivated as an ornamental, for use as a...

October 2017
Jen Cunniff
CAB ReviewFull Text

The world population is expected to be doubled by the next few decades that will increase the food demand in future. The fruit production is no doubt has of great importance in agricultural sector due to the economic importance and as well as their beneficial effect on human health. Adopting the...

July 2017
biodiversity; crop production; crop quality; crop yield; cultivars; education; energy consumption; environmental impact; equipment; food safety; fruits; innovations; irrigation; light relations; natural resources; nature conservation; pesticides; plant growth regulators; plant nutrition; postharvest treatment; reviews; rootstocks; socioeconomics; soil management; sustainability
Jemrić, T.; Vuković, M.; Milošević, T.
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Investigations were carried out to increase the shelf life of fresh cut papaya cubes. It is very important a fruit for the health purpose as papaya is the richest sources of antioxidant and nutrients such as Vitamin A (carotenes), vitamin C and flavonoids, vitamins-B, folate, pantothenic acid,...

Rahul Singh; Khan Chand; Shahi, N. C.
G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology
International Journal of Basic and Applied Agricultural Research, 2017, 15, 1/2, pp 60-67

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