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Avoiding ethylene concentrations in harvested lettuce

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Leonard L. Morris, California State University at San Luis Obisp
Adel A. Kader, Department of Pomology, UC Davis
James A. Klaustermeyer, California State University at San Luis Obispo
Charles C. Cheyney, Department of Vegetable Crops, University of California Davts.

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California Agriculture 32(6):14-15.

Published June 01, 1978

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Abstract

At almost any stage of the handling process, lettuce may be exposed to ethylene gas, trace amounts of which can cause russet spotting.A common atmospheric pollutant, ethylene gas, can result in serious quality losses in lettuce. Exposure can occur anywhere in the handling process.

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Appreciation is expressed to Mr. Dave Williams of Salinas, California, for his help in collecting air Samles. We also acknowledge R F. MacLeod and K. Koevary for their help in sample collection and analyses.

Avoiding ethylene concentrations in harvested lettuce

Leonard L. Morris, Adel A. Kader, James A. Klaustermeyer, Charles C. Cheyney
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Avoiding ethylene concentrations in harvested lettuce

Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article
Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article

Authors

Leonard L. Morris, California State University at San Luis Obisp
Adel A. Kader, Department of Pomology, UC Davis
James A. Klaustermeyer, California State University at San Luis Obispo
Charles C. Cheyney, Department of Vegetable Crops, University of California Davts.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 32(6):14-15.

Published June 01, 1978

PDF  |  Citation  |  Permissions

Author Affiliations show

Abstract

At almost any stage of the handling process, lettuce may be exposed to ethylene gas, trace amounts of which can cause russet spotting.A common atmospheric pollutant, ethylene gas, can result in serious quality losses in lettuce. Exposure can occur anywhere in the handling process.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

Appreciation is expressed to Mr. Dave Williams of Salinas, California, for his help in collecting air Samles. We also acknowledge R F. MacLeod and K. Koevary for their help in sample collection and analyses.


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