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Postharvest, Apples

Featured stories about postharvest, apples appear in this issue.

Growing pears in Taiwan

October 1st, 2006|0 Comments

Pacific Northwest fruit growers think of Taiwan as an economic powerhouse, an ally in the Pacific Rim, and a market for fresh fruit, notably apples,

Lenticel breakdown of Gala apples

October 1st, 2006|0 Comments

Lenticel breakdown, left. Lenticel blotch, right. Lenticel breakdown of apples is a skin disorder that usually becomes visible predominantly after the fruit has been packed.

Apples in Morocco

October 1st, 2006|0 Comments

Apples are interplanted with other crops in the remote Ait Bouguemez Valley in Morocco. Almost on a daily basis we are invited to help people

Bin sanitation

October 1st, 2006|0 Comments

This photograph shows the difference in the number of Penicillium spores sampled from plywood bins before (left) and after the sanitizing treatment. A major challenge

Help available in disaster areas

October 1st, 2006|0 Comments

Twelve counties in Washington State have been declared disaster areas, a designation that might help producers recover from severe storms and other adverse weather during

Prevent carbon monoxide poisonings

October 1st, 2006|0 Comments

Companies often find out the hard way that fuel-driven forklifts used in the fruit and vegetable industry can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning. At one