Fruit Physiological Disorders
Stonefruit: Surface Pitting and Bruising
Bruising is mainly caused by pickers holding fruit when they remove it from the tree. They should be trained to touch only fruit stems. Packinghouse design features that reduce pitting also minimize bruising.
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Example: Mitchell, F. G., G. Mayer, and A. A. Kader. 1980. Injuries cause deterioration of sweet cherries. California Agiculture 34(3):14-15.