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Fruit pigmentation studies
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: For many apple (Malus domestica Borkh.) and pear (Pyrus communis L.) cultivars, attractive colour is essential to their profitability on export markets. This study focuses on problems related to poor ...
Postharvest manipulation of fruit colour in apples and pears
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Red colour development on bi-coloured apples and pears ensures better prices for producers. The use of postharvest irradiation to improve colour has been successful on apples, and the objectives of this ...