University of California

Postharvest Publications by Commodity

Retail Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Guide

California Department of Public Health's "Network for a Healthy California"

  • Handling at Destination
  • Health Benefits
  • Marketing
June 2011

Harvesting and Handling Effects on Postharvest Decay

T.J. Michailides, and G.A. Manganaris

  • Decay Control
  • Handling at Destination
  • Harvesting
  • Postharvest Pathology
April 2009

From the Farm to Your Table: A Consumer’s Guide to Fresh Fruits & Vegetables

James Thompson and Adel Kader

  • Consumer Issues
  • Handling at Destination
2009

Pear Production and Handling Manual

Elizabeth J. Mitcham and Rachel B. Elkins

  • Handling at Destination
  • Pear
2007

Tips for Handling Plums at Receiver End

Carlos H. Crisosto

  • Handling at Destination
  • Plum
October 2005

Handling Preconditioned Tree Fruit at Retail Stores

Carlos H. Crisosto

  • Handling at Destination
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Plum
  • Stone Fruits
July 2004

Handling Preconditioned Tree Fruit at the Retail Distribution Centers

Carlos H. Crisosto

  • Handling at Destination
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Prune
  • Stone Fruits
July 2004

Grocery Store Display Storage

Adel A. Kader, Jim Thompson

  • Handling at Destination
August 2001

Wholesale Distribution Center Storage

James F. Thompson, Adel A. Kader

  • Handling at Destination
August 2001

Asparagus Handling and Display

Trevor Suslow

  • Asparagus
  • Handling at Destination
May 2001

Advances in Shipping and Handling of Ornamentals

Michael Reid

  • Handling at Destination
  • Ornamental Crops
  • Transportation
2001

Handling Fruits and Vegetables at Restaurants

James F. Thompson, and Adel A. Kader

  • Handling at Destination
November 1999

Handling Strawberries for Fresh Market

F. Gordon Mitchell, Elizabeth Mitcham, James F. Thompson, Norman Welch

  • Handling at Destination
  • Strawberry
1996

Peaches, Plums, and Nectarines – Growing and Handling for Fresh Market

James H. LaRue and R. Scott Johnson

  • Handling at Destination
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Plum
1989

Harvesting and Handling California Table Grapes for Market

Klayton E. Nelson

  • Grape
  • Handling at Destination
  • Harvesting
1985

Handling Tomatoes at Wholesale and Retail: a Guide for Better Quality and Greater Profits

R.F. Kasmire, and A.A. Kader

  • Handling at Destination
  • Tomato
1978

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