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Angular Leafspot of Strawberry

Angular leaf spot is caused by the bacteria Xanthomonas fragariae and occurs frequently in North …

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Alternaria

Alternaria Black Spot of Strawberry

This fachseet offers information on alternaria black spot of strawberry, a fungus that grows on …

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Anthracnose Ripe Fruit Rot in Field

Anthracnose Fruit Rot of Strawberry

Anthracnose is an important disease of strawberry with all parts of the plant (fruit, crowns, …

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Figure 2. Fitting the top in place.

Cool and Ship: A Low-Cost, Portable Forced-Air Cooling Unit

This publication gives instruction for building and using an inexpensive postharvest cooling system. The cool …

Figure 1. The effects of temperature on the growth of Monolinia

Chlorination and Postharvest Disease Control

At present, chlorination is one of the few chemical options available to help manage postharvest …

Figure 1. Liquid icing single cartons of produce.

Crushed and Liquid Ice Cooling

This publication is intended to help growers, packers, and shippers of fresh produce make informed …

Figure 1. Typical conventional hydrocooler.

Hydrocooling

This publication is intended to help growers, packers, and shippers of fresh produce make informed …

Figure 1. Cooling time for various airflow rates.

Forced-Air Cooling

This publication covers the characteristics and benefits of forced-air cooling to cool fresh produce to …