Prompt handling reduces processing-tomato losses
Adel A. Kader, Deartment of Pomoloy
Leonard L. Morris, Department of Vegetable Crops, Davis.
California Agriculture 32(5):21-22. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v032n05p21.
Mechanical damage to tomatoes during harvesting and handling is an obvious cause of losses, but delays in delivery and processing may cause additional losses in quality.
Adel A. Kader is Assistant Professor and Pom-ologist, Deartment of Pomoloy; Leonard L. Morris is Professor and Olericulturist, Department of Vegetable Crops, Davis.
Apprectation is expressed to W. L. Sims for rovidin the fruits used in this study, and to R. F. MacLeod. for has technical assistance.