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Cold storage of French prunes may expand dehydrator capacity

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F. Gordon Mitchell, University of California, Davis
G. Steven Sibbett, Tulare County
Gene Mayer, University of California, Davis.

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California Agriculture 35(1):20-22.

Published January 01, 1981

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Abstract

Improved fast-cooling methods make it praetical to harvest French prunes at optimum maturity and cold-store them for up to three weeks before dehydration.Harvested at optimum maturity and rapidly cooled, French prunes can be cold-stored for up to three weeks before drying.

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The authors express appreciation to the Dried Fruit Association for providing grading service on the dried prune samples. This study was funded in part by the California Prune Advisory Board.

Cold storage of French prunes may expand dehydrator capacity

F. Gordon Mitchell, G. Steven Sibbett, Gene Mayer
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Cold storage of French prunes may expand dehydrator capacity

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Authors

F. Gordon Mitchell, University of California, Davis
G. Steven Sibbett, Tulare County
Gene Mayer, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 35(1):20-22.

Published January 01, 1981

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Improved fast-cooling methods make it praetical to harvest French prunes at optimum maturity and cold-store them for up to three weeks before dehydration.Harvested at optimum maturity and rapidly cooled, French prunes can be cold-stored for up to three weeks before drying.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The authors express appreciation to the Dried Fruit Association for providing grading service on the dried prune samples. This study was funded in part by the California Prune Advisory Board.


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