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Management of avocado postharvest physiology.
Avocados are an important horticultural crop in South Africa, especially in the provinces of KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and Limpopo. The distance to traditional export markets, phytosanitary restrictions to lucrative ...
Effect of postharvest silicon application on 'hass' avocado (Persea americana Mill.) fruit quality.
The South African avocado industry is export-orientated with forty percent of total production sold overseas. The avocado fruit is a highly perishable product with a relatively high rate of respiration which results in ...
Biosynthetic origin of abscisic acid in ripening avocado fruit.
Mesocarp of ripening avocado fruit incorporated label from [2-(14)C]mevalonolactone, [1-(14)C] acetic acid, [1-(14)C] glucose and [1 -(14)C] pyruvate into ABA, although incorporation from mevalonolactone was significantly ...