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Postharvest Publications by Commodity

Harvesting, Shipping & Handling Concerns in International Perishable Shipping (Link to Presentation)

Mary Lu Arpaia, presentation given at the ASHS Annual Conference

  • Harvesting
  • Transportation
July 2014

Transportation of Fresh Horticultural Produce, Chapter 1 from Postharvest Technologies for Horticultural Crops

Clément Vigneault, James Thompson, Stefanie We, K.P. Catherine Hui, and Denyse I. LeBlanc

  • Transportation
2009

Handling of Cut Flowers for Air Transport

M.S. Reid

  • Ornamental Crops
  • Transportation
2009

Maintaining Quality & Safety in California Fresh Strawberries: Transportation and DC Handling of Strawberries (Part 4)

Jim Thompson

  • Food Safety
  • Quality Evaluation
  • Strawberry
  • Transportation
April 15, 2008

New Strategies in Transportation for Floricultural Crops

M.S. Reid, and C.Z. Jiang

  • Ornamental Crops
  • Transportation
2005

Air Transport of Perishable Products

James F. Thompson, C.F.H. Bishop, Patrick E. Brecht

  • Transportation
2004

Concentration by Time Produce and Gas Penetration after Marine Container Fumigation of Table Grapes with Reduced Doses of Sulfur Dioxide

Carlos H. Crisosto, Lluis Palou, David Garner, Donald A. Armson

  • Grape
  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Transportation
April-June 2002

Refrigerated Trailer Transport of Chilled Perishable Produce and 2 folded posters

  • Transportation
2002

Advances in Shipping and Handling of Ornamentals

Michael Reid

  • Handling at Destination
  • Ornamental Crops
  • Transportation
2001

Marine Container Transport of Chilled Perishable Produce (.html text-only of publication offered for sale)

James F. Thompson, Patrick E. Brecht, Tom Hinsch, Adel A. Kader

  • Transportation
2000

Shipping Produce via Ocean with CA: The Shipper’s ROI

Shawn Dohring

  • Transportation
February 1999

Packaging Bartlett Pears in Polyethylene Film Bags to Reduce Vibration Injury in Transit

D.C. Slaughter, J.F. Thompson, R.T. Hinsch

  • Packaging
  • Pear
  • Transportation
1998

Vibration of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables during Refrigerated Truck Transport

R.T. Hinsch, D.C. Slaughter, W.L. Craig, J.F. Thompson

  • Transportation
1993

Tropical Products Transport Handbook

Brian M. McGregor, USDA Office of Transportation

  • Transportation
  • Tropical Fruits
September 1989

Manual de Transporte de Productos Tropicales

Brian M. McGregor, Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos, Oficina de Transporte

  • Transportation
  • Tropical Fruits
August 1987

Quality Maintenance in Truck Shipments of California Strawberries

U.S. Department of Agriculture

  • Strawberry
  • Transportation
July 1980

Handling, Precooling, and Temperature Management of Cut Flower Crops for Truck Transportation

Roger E. Rij, James F. Thompson, Delbert S. Farnham

  • Cooling
  • Ornamental Crops
  • Transportation
1979

Comparison of Conditioning, Precooling, Transit Method, and Use of a Floral Preservative on Cut Flower Quality

D.S. Farnham, T.G. Byrne, F.J. Marousky, D. Durking, R. Rij, J.F. Thompson, and A.M. Kofranek

  • Cooling
  • Ornamental Crops
  • Transportation
1979

Postharvest Physiology of Tomatoes as Related to Transit and Marketing Problems

Leonard L. Morris, and Adel A. Kader

  • Marketing
  • Tomato
  • Transportation
April 1978

Evaluation of Postharvest Handling Methods for Transcontinental Truck Shipments of Cut Carnations, Chrysanthemums, and Roses

A.H. Halevy, T.G. Byrne, A.M. Kofranek, D.S. Farnham, J.F. Thompson

  • Ornamental Crops
  • Transportation
1978

California Market Tomatoes: Maturity, Ripening & Transit Temperatures

Robert F. Kasmire, A.A. Kader, L.L. Morris

  • Maturity
  • Tomato
  • Transportation
July 1976

Influence of Aeration Rate and Atmospheric Composition during Simulated Transit on Visual Quality and Off-odor Production by Broccoli

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

  • Broccoli
  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Transportation
June 1974

Solid/Spaced - A New Carloading Pattern for Tight-Fill Packed Fruit

F.G. Mitchell, G. Mayer, C.H. Campbell, Jr.

  • Packaging
  • Pear
  • Plum
  • Transportation
December 1968

Bulk Handling of Shipping Fruits -- Trials Encouraging in Tulare

J.H. LaRue, F.G. Mitchell

  • Harvesting
  • Stone Fruits
  • Transportation
June 1964

Pear Transit Simulated in Test

Noel F. Sommer

  • Packaging
  • Pear
  • Transportation
September 1957

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