BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

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  • 'Sugar-glass' film to kill harmful bacteria

    'Sugar-glass' film to kill harmful bacteria

    With antibiotic resistance on the rise, bacterial contamination of food is becoming more problematic. Now in a study appearing in American Chemical Society (ACS) Biomaterials Science & Engineering, scientists report that they have developed an antibacterial "sugar-glass" coating in which… Read more

  • Avocados ripening tips

    Avocados ripening tips

    Early season avocados may take longer to ripen than middle to late season ones. Mature green avocados should be shipped at 41-51°F (5 to 10.5°C, pulp temperature). Before ripening begins, the fruit pulp temperature should be raised to 65-68°F (18-20°C). If not using pressurized… Read more

  • More about Postharvest - December 7th, 2017

    More about Postharvest - December 7th, 2017

    The links available below, correspond to postharvest information published on different media. Every Thursday, we bring all this interesting postharvest-information together in our Postharvest News. Picture of dafodil, http://www.florespedia.com/A three-year survey of Florida packinghouses to… Read more

  • Sorting kiwis

    Sorting kiwis

    This is an overview of GREEFA sorting machines for kiwis. SmartSort- Fruits: citrus and stone fruit, kiwis and tomatoes- Capacity: 12 fruits per second per lane EasySort- Fruits: citrus and stone fruits, tomatoes and apples- Capacity: 15 fruits per second per lane MultiSort - Fruits: round fruit… Read more

  • FELIX INSTRUMENTS at WSTFA: To give talk on Fruit Maps

    FELIX INSTRUMENTS at WSTFA: To give talk on Fruit Maps

    FELIX INSTRUMENTS - APPLIED FOOD SCIENCE was at WSTFA (Washington State Tree Fruit Association Meeting) in Kennewick, Washington to talk about Fruit Maps:The world’s first free interactive harvest map. Chemical Physicist Ryan Lerud has given a presentation and talk about the F-750 and Fruit… Read more

  • Peeling equipment

    Peeling equipment

    TOMRA Sorting Solutions has been designing and supplying superior potato and root vegetable peeling equipment for over 35 years’. The focus has been on continuously improving efficiency, yield and quality of the steam peeling process. Today 75% of the world’s French fries are processed… Read more

  • New Trend Product: Vegetable Rice

    New Trend Product: Vegetable Rice

    KRONEN cube, strip and slice cutting machine KUJ V allows the making of rice from different kinds of vegetables. The cooking and eating habits have been changing over the past years. Healthy nutrition has come to the fore more and more. This includes the consumption of fruit and vegetables.… Read more