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Postharvest techniques for reducing low temperature injury in chilling-sensitive commodities.

Author(s) : WANG C. Y.

Summary

Postharvest techniques, which have been shown to alleviate chilling injury include low temperature preconditioning, intermittent warming, heat treatment, controlled atmosphere storage, treatments with calcium or other chemicals, waxing, film packaging, genetic modification, and applications with ethylene, abscissic acid, methyl jasmonate, polyamines, or other natural compounds. Benefits and drawbacks of these different techniques are discussed.

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  • Original title: Postharvest techniques for reducing low temperature injury in chilling-sensitive commodities.
  • Record ID : 2002-1896
  • Languages: English
  • Publication date: 2000/10/19