Ready to eat nectarines-assuring quality in the chain

L. M M Tijskens, A. Rizzolo, M. Vanoli, P. Eccher Zerbini, S. Jacob, R. E. Schouten

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Abstract

Time-resolved reflectance spectroscopy, coupled to the modelling of firmness decrease, was used to predict at harvest softening behaviour of nectarines. Selected fruit were used in an export trial from Italy to The Netherlands. Quality assessed after shelf life was in agreement with the predicted firmness for fruit of different stages of maturity, showing that it is possible to select fruit at harvest for different market destinations and prevent transportation of fruit unsuitable for consumption.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Symposium Postharvest Pacifica 2009 - Pathways to Quality
Subtitle of host publicationV International Symposium on Managing Quality in Chains + Australasian Postharvest Horticultural Conference
Pages99-104
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 25-11-2010
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameActa Horticulturae
Volume880
ISSN (Print)0567-7572

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Horticulture

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    Tijskens, L. M. M., Rizzolo, A., Vanoli, M., Zerbini, P. E., Jacob, S., & Schouten, R. E. (2010). Ready to eat nectarines-assuring quality in the chain. In International Symposium Postharvest Pacifica 2009 - Pathways to Quality: V International Symposium on Managing Quality in Chains + Australasian Postharvest Horticultural Conference (pp. 99-104). (Acta Horticulturae; Vol. 880).