• Postharvest calyx retention of citrus fruit 

      Cronje, P. J. R.; Crouch, E. M.; Huysamer, M. (Acta Horticulturae, 2005-06)
      Abscission is an active developmental process occurring at the abscission zone of the fruit peduncle. The target cells in the abscission zone, which are involved in the process of separation, are located in the separation ...
    • Extension of the storage life of plums (Prunus salicina) using controlled atmosphere shipping 

      Mare, L.; Truter, A. B.; Kemp, A. T.; Dodd, M. C.; Holcroft, D. M.; Huysamer, M. (International Society for Horticultural Science -- ISHS, 2005-06)
      South Africa is an important supplier of stone fruit to the northern hemisphere in the months of November to March. The voyage by sea to the main markets in the UK and Continental Europe necessitates production of cultivars ...
    • Effect of the rate and duration of forced air cooling on the quality of Imperial apricots and Pioneer and Songold plums 

      Jooste, M. M.; Khumalo, P. (Acta HorticulturaeInternational Society for Horticultural Science -- ISHS, 2005-06)
      Gel breakdown (GB) and overripeness (OR) remain the biggest internal Problems with Prunus armeniaca L. ‘Imperial’, which makes the biggest contribution to the total volume of apricots exported from South Africa per annum. ...