pom212_passion_fruit_2005_handout

5c chilling injury 65c decay for processing fruit fall

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Unformatted text preview: d area well– Recommend 5 to 9C (4 to 5 weeks) – < 6.5C chilling injury – > 6.5C decay • For processing, fruit fall to ground in vineyard – Come through at least once a week • Rake up or mechanical harvest • Lose weight very quickly after harvest – Polyethylene bags at low temperatures (42 d at 6C) • Processing quality – – – Characteristic flavor High juice content (25 to 40%) High acidity preferred – add sugar Pests • Pathogens – Anthracnose on skin and pulp – Phytopthora fruit rot – Alternaria – brown spots Passion fruit Holding time Temperature (°C) 50 RF heating 40 Drain hot water and add 20°C water • Quarantine – Fruit flies 30 Air dried at 10°C 20 0 2 4 6 8 10 Minutes 2 3 4 Passion Fruit 5...
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This note was uploaded on 12/30/2010 for the course POM 212 taught by Professor Kadermitcham during the Spring '05 term at UC Davis.

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