University of California

Postharvest Publications by Commodity

Fruit Ripening and Ethylene Management (with 7 color ripeness charts)

Mary Lu Arpaia, Beth Mitcham, Marita Cantwell, Carlos Crisosto, Adel Kader, Mike Reid, Jim Thompson

  • Fruit Ripening
May 2008

The Intersection between Cell Wall Disassembly, Ripening, and Fruit Susceptibility to Botrytis cinerea

D. Cantu, A.R. Vicente, L.C. Greve, F.M. Dewey, A.B. Bennett, J.M. Labavitch, and A.L.T. Powell

  • Fruit Ripening
  • Postharvest Pathology
  • Tomato
January 2008

Review: The Linkage between Cell Wall Metabolism and Fruit Softening: Looking to the Future

Ariel R. Vicente, Montserrat Saladie, Jocelyn KC Rose, and John M. Labavitch

  • Fruit Ripening
  • Fruit Softening
2007

Relationship between Nondestructive Firmness Measurements and Commercially Important Ripening Fruit Stages for Peaches, Nectarines and Plums

Constantino Valero, Carlos H. Crisosto, David Slaughter

  • Fruit Ripening
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Plum
  • Quality Evaluation
  • Stone Fruits
2007

The Dual Effects of Methyl Salicylate on Ripening and Expression of Ethylene Biosynthetic Genes in Tomato Fruit

Chang-Kui Ding, and Chien Yi Wang

  • Fruit Ripening
  • Tomato
2003

Fruit Maturity, Ripening, and Quality Relationships

A.A. Kader

  • Fruit Ripening
  • Quality Evaluation
1999

Ethanol Effects on the Ripening of Climacteric Fruit

M.A. Ritenour, M.E. Mangrich, J.C. Beaulieu, A. Rab, M.E. Saltveit

  • Fruit Ripening
1997

The Relationship of Premature Ripening of Bartlett Pears to Preharvest Temperatures

W.M. Mellenthin, and C.Y. Wang

  • Fruit Ripening
  • Pear
1997

Maturity, Ripening, and Quality Relationships of Fruit-Vegetables

A.A. Kader

  • Fruit Ripening
  • Quality Evaluation
1996

Metabolism of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid in Ripening Apple Fruits

R. Mansour, A. Latche, V. Vaillant, J.C. Pech, and M.S. Reid

  • Apple
  • Fruit Ripening
1986

Non-intervention de l'éthylène endogène dans la maturation de la cerise, fruit non-climactérique

M.S. Reid, J.C. Peche, et A. Latch

  • Ethylene and 1-MCP
  • Fruit Ripening
1985

Terminology for the Description of Developmental Stages of Horticultural Crops

A.E. Watada, R.C. Herner, A.A. Kader, R.J. Romani, and G.L. Staby

  • Fruit Ripening
  • Harvesting
  • Maturity
February 1984

Ethephon Hastens Ripening of Japanese Plums

George M. Leavitt, Marvin H. Gerdts, Gary L. Obenauf, F. Gordon Mitchell, Harry Andris

  • Fruit Ripening
  • Plum
  • Stone Fruits
June 1977

Effect of Aminoethoxy Analog of Rhizobitoxine on Ripening of Pears

Chien Yi Wang, and Walt M. Mellenthin

  • Fruit Ripening
  • Pear
1977

Measuring Quality Objectively and Nondestructively

Alley E. Watada

  • Fresh-cut Vegetables
  • Fruit Ripening
  • Quality Evaluation
1973

Internal Ethylene Levels during Ripening and Climacteric in Anjou Pears

C.Y. Wang, and W.M. Mellenthin

  • Fruit Ripening
  • Pear
1972

Identification of Abscisic Acid in Bartlett Pears and Its Relationship to Premature Ripening

Chien Y. Wang, Shiow Y. Wang, and Walter M. Mellenthin

  • Fruit Ripening
  • Pear
1972

Quality and physiology of two cultivars of fresh-cut figs in relation to ripeness, storage temperature and controlled atmosphere

G. Hong, C. Crisosto and M.I. Cantwell

  • Fig
  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Fruit Ripening
  • Storage
2016

Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop Presentations 2017

Mary Lu Arpaia, Jeff Brecht, Christina Bruhn, Marita Cantwell, Irwin Donis-Gonzalez, Dennis Kihlstadius, Beth Mitcham, Trevor Suslow, Florence Zakharov

  • Fruit Ripening
April 2017

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