Fruit & Vegetable Postharvest & Storage Information

A thorough summary of storage and postharvest information for horticultural crops available on the Web. The most common  source of information is the Sydney Postharvest Laboratory Optimal Database (to view these requires Adobe Acrobat Viewer Version 4 or later), other sources are indicated in brackets.
FRUITS
VEGETABLES
FLOWERS & NUTS
Ambarella Amaranth Almonds  (in shell)
Anthora  (GAIN) Artichoke Alstroemeria   (UC Davis)
Apples  (NC Cooperative Extension) Asparagus  (UC Davis) Anthurium  (UC Davis)
      'Fuji'  (UC Davis) Beans Antirrhinum or Snap Dragon  (UC Davis)
      'Gala'  (UC Davis) Bell Pepper  (UC Davis) Astilbe (UM)
     'Golden Delicious' (UC Davis)
Beetroot
Brazil nuts (TIV)
     'Granny Smith'  (UC Davis)       with tops
Carnations  (UC Davis)
     'Jonathan' Bitter melon
Cashew nuts
Apricot Broccoli
Chestnuts (MU)
Asian Pears  (UC Davis)
Butternut Squash   (GAIN)
Chrysanthemum  (UC Davis)
Avocado  (GAIN)
Brussels Sprouts (UC Davis)
Coconut  (GAIN)
Avocado
Cabbage & Leafy Greens  (NC Coop. Extens.)
Cut flowers - general information (UM)
      Green Avocado
Carrots  (UC Davis)
Freesia (UC Davis)
      Ripe Avocado
Carrots
Gladiolus (UM)
      'Booth 1'
      Immature carrots 00
Hazelnuts (TIV)
      'Fuerte'
      Mature carrots
Helianthus (UM)
      'Hass'
      With tops
Liatris (UM)
      'Pollock'
Cauliflower
Lilium (UM)
Banana  (UC Davis)
Celeriac
Lisianthus (UC Davis)
Blackberry
Celery
Macadamia nuts
Blueberries  (NC Cooperative Extension)
Chicory
Orchids  (Malayasian Min. Agriculture)
Breadfruit  (GAIN)
Corn (NC Cooperative Extension Service)
Peanuts (shelled)
Cactus (Prickly Pear) (UC Davis)
Cucumber
Pistachio (TIV)
Cantaloupe
Dasheen or Taro   (GAIN)
Waternut  (GAIN)
Cantaloupe  (UC Davis)
Eddoe  (GAIN)
Walnuts (TIV)
Cashew apple
Eggplant  (UC Davis)
Zinnia (UM)
Cherimoya
Endive  (UC Davis)

Cherry  (UC Davis)
Garlic

Cranberry
Ginger  (GAIN)

Date (UC Davis)
Green Beans/Field Peas ( NC Coop. Extens.)

Durian (UC Davis)
Hot Peppers  (GAIN)

Feijoa (UC Davis)
Jicama  (UC Davis)

Fig
Lettuce  (UC Davis)

Golden Apple (GAIN)
Mushrooms  (UC Davis)

Grapes
Okra  (GAIN)

Guava (UC Davis)
Olives, Fresh

Jackfruit (UC Davis)
Olives  (UC Davis)

Honeydew Melon
Onions  (NC Cooperative Extension Service)

Jackfruit (UC Davis)
Passion Pepper  (GAIN)

Kiwifruit (UC Davis)
Peas  (UC Davis)

Limes  (GAIN)
Peppers  (NC Cooperative Extension Service)

Longan (UC Davis)
Potatoes

Loquat (UC Davis)
Pumpkin  (GAIN)

Lychee (UC Davis)
Snow peas

Mandarin/Tangerine  (UC Davis)
Spinach  (UC Davis)

Mango  (UC Davis)
Sprouts  (UC Davis)

Mangosteen  (UC Davis)
Squash  (UC Davis)

Papaya  (UC Davis)
Sweet Potato  (GAIN)

Passionfruit  (UC Davis)
Radicchio (UC Davis)

Peaches and Nectarines  (UC Davis)
Radish (UC Davis)

Pears
Tannia  or Cocoyam (GAIN)

      'Anjou', 'Bosc' & 'Comice'  (UC Davis)
Tayerblad  (GAIN)

      'Bartlett'  (UC Davis)
Tomatillo (Husk Tomato)   (UC Davis)

      'Conference'
Tomatoes   (UC Davis)

Pepino  (UC Davis)
Watercress

Persimmons  (UC Davis)
Yam  (GAIN)

Pineapple  (UC Davis)


Plantain  (GAIN)


Plums  (UC Davis)


Pomegranates  (UC Davis)


Quince  (UC Davis)


Rambutan  (GAIN)


Raspberry


Sapotes  (UC Davis)


Soursop  (GAIN)


Starfruit or Carambola  (UC Davis)


Strawberries  (NC Cooperative Extension)


Watermelon  (UC Davis)




 

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