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1 Postharvest Biology and Technology of Avocado Adel Kader UCDavis Thanks to Drs Irving Eaks and Mary Lu Arpaia, UCRiverside, for providing materials for this presentation Minimum Maturity of Avocado Based On Dry Matter Content Minimum Maturity of Avocado Based On Dry Matter Content 25.9 Gwen 23.0 23.0 Pinkerton Pinkerton 21.6 Hass 19.9 Fuerte 19.8 19.8 Reed Reed 18.8 Zutano 18.5 18.5 Bacon Bacon Percent Dry Matter Percent Dry Matter Cultivar Avocado Respiration vs. Flesh Softening at 20ºC
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2 Avocado Flesh Softening Related to Climacteric Rise of Respiration Responses of Early-season Avocados to Durations of Ethylene Exposure Responses of Late-season Avocados to Durations of Ethylene Exposure Temperature Effects on Avocado Respiration and Ethylene Production Rates-1 Temperature Effects on Avocado Respiration and Ethylene Production Rates-2 Summary of Temperature Effects on Respiration and Ethylene Production Rates
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