Recommendations and guidelines for transport and storage of fruits and vegetables. For more extensive information on a postharvest subject, see the Postharvest Libraries.
- Compatibility Chart for Fruits and Vegetables in Short-term Transport or Storage.
A colorful chart for purchase. Package includes chart (22x28 inches), and code thermometers diagrams.
- Compatible Fresh Fruits and Vegetables During 7-Day Storage. (pdf)
A single-page chart of storage parameters, incuding temperature, relative humidity and ethylene sensitivity by James Thompson & Adel Kader, UC Davis.
- Storing Fresh Fruits and Vegetables for Better Taste. (pdf)
A 2-page free download: front & back of poster (8.5x11 inches).
- Properties and Recommended Conditions for Storage of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables by Marita Cantwell (Storage Table)
This popular series of charts, organized by commodity in English, Spanish, and by Scientific Name, is currently being updated and will be available again in 2015. Link to the 2001 English pdf version of this useful table.
Storage of Fresh Produce
More Resources pertaining to the storage of fresh produce by UC Postharvest Specialists
- Fruits other than apples and pears (2001) (pdf)
- Apples (pdf)
- Pears (pdf)
- Selected Fresh-cut Fruits and Vegetables (2001) (pdf)
- Selected Harvested Vegetables (2001) (pdf)
Fruit Physiological Disorders
A series of mini reviews of the occurrence, importance, symptoms, physiology, and control of fruit physiological disorders by Carlos H. Crisosto, (Editor), Department of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. Fruits reviewed:Apple, grape, olive, pear, persimmon, pomegranate, stonefruit.