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'Korla' fragrant pear (Pyrus sinkiangensis T.T. Yu) variety has shown severe coarse skin in recent years. The intrinsic quality of its coarse fruit shows an increase in the number of stone cells and poor taste. In this study, stone cells and the cell wall of coarse pear (CP) and normal pear (NP)...

Author(s)
Li WenHui; Feng JianRong; Zhang ShiKui; Tang ZhangHu
Publisher
American Society for Horticultural Science, Alexandria, USA
Citation
HortScience, 2020, 55, 1, pp 8-13
Abstract

The chemical composition, crystal morphology and expression levels of associated genes involved in the cuticular wax of three pear cultivars 'Housui', 'Cuiguan' and 'Yuluxiang' after treatment with palmitic acid (PA), hexacosanoic acid (HA), ethephon and methyl jasmonate (Meja) were determined. A...

Author(s)
Wu Xiao; Chen YangYang; Shi XinJie; Qi KaiJie; Cao Peng; Liu XueYing; Yin Hao; Zhang ShaoLing
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Functional Plant Biology, 2020, 47, 2, pp 156-169
Abstract

Choline is an essential nutrient and choline esters are potential functional food ingredients. We aimed to analyze the choline compound content in 19 cultivated fruits and vegetables and identify those with high acetylcholine content. We utilized liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry...

Author(s)
Wang WenHao; Yamaguchi, S.; Koyama, M.; Tian Su; Ino, A.; Miyatake, K.; Nakamura, K.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Foods, 2020, 9, 8,
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Proper postharvest temperature management is required to maintain the quality of fresh fruit such as pears. Understanding and evaluating the cooling process is crucial. In this context, numerical modelling techniques such as computational fluid dynamics (CFD) can provide complementary insights to...

Author(s)
Gruyters, W.; Looverbosch, T. van de; Wang, Z.; Janssen, S.; Verboven, P.; Defraeye, T.; Nicolaï, B. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Postharvest Biology and Technology, 2020, 162,
Abstract

A three-compartment non-equilibrium gas transport model of 'Conference' pear fruit under controlled atmosphere (CA) storage was developed. The model fruit tissue consists of cells, in which the concentrations of respiratory gasses can show gradients, and intercellular space, in which gasses are...

Author(s)
Bessemans, N.; Verboven, P.; Verlinden, B. E.; Janssens, M.; Hertog, M. L. A. T. M.; Nicolaï, B. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Postharvest Biology and Technology, 2020, 162,
Abstract

The last study on pear consumption dated back to 2004. This new quantitative survey was carried out by CTIFL in autumn 2019 at the request of the ANPP, as part of the Interfel economy commission (co-financed by FranceAgriMer and ANPP). It makes it possible to assess the reputation of the different...

Author(s)
Baros, C.
Publisher
Centre Technique Interprofessionnel des Fruits et Légumes, Paris, France
Citation
Infos-Ctifl, 2020, 363, pp 8-13
Abstract

The efficacy of two regional yeasts, Pichia membranifaciens NPCC 1250 and Vishniacozyma victoriae NPCC 1263, for controlling pear postharvest decay was evaluated at large scale (semi-commercial conditions) in two different packing houses. The human safety of the two yeast strains was initially...

Author(s)
Lutz, M. C.; Lopes, C. A.; Sosa, M. C.; Sangorrín, M. P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Biological Control, 2020, 150,
Abstract

The objective of this study was to evaluate storage methods of cactus pear as a way of conservation for use in animal feeding. The randomised experimental design composed twelve treatments and three replications. Three cactus pear genotypes, Nopalea cochenillifera genotype Doce and Baiana and ...

Author(s)
Carvalho, C. B. de M.; Edvan, R. L.; Nascimento, K. dos S.; Nascimento, R. R. do; Bezerra, L. R.; Jácome, D. L. de S.; Santos, V. L. F. dos; Santana Júnior, H. A. de
Publisher
NISC - Taylor & Francis, Grahamstown, South Africa
Citation
African Journal of Range & Forage Science, 2020, 37, 2, pp 173-179
Abstract

The Opuntia ficus indica (L.) (OFI) is used as a nutritional and pharmaceutical agent in various dietary and value added products. This study underlines the possible use of native prickly pear cladode powder as a functional ingredient for health-promoting food production. To summarise, chemical...

Author(s)
Missaoui, M.; D'Antuono, I.; D'Imperio, M.; Linsalata, V.; Boukhchina, S.; Logrieco, A. F.; Cardinali, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Molecules, 2020, 25, 9,
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Objective: In order to find out the factors affecting the difference of fruit firmness between 'Korla fragrant pear' and its bud mutation 'Sha 01', the aim was to provide reference for breeding new varieties of ICorla fragrant pear'. Method: In mature stage, the fruit characters, the content of...

Author(s)
Chen XiangYing; Ding Xiang; Niu YingYing; You LuYao; Liao Kang
Publisher
Editorial Department of Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Chengdu, China
Citation
Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2020, 33, 5, pp 952-957

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