Storage performance of two 'Pink Lady (R)' clones differs, but 1-MCP treatment is beneficial, regardless of maturity at harvest
Virginia G Williamson, Christine Frisina, Muhammad Naveed Tareen, Dario Stefanelli
Scientia Horticulturae | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2018
We thank Kevin, Peter and Bob Sanders from YV Fruits for provision of the apples used in this experiment, for organising the 1-MCP treatment and for storing the apples during the 7.5 month experimental period. We are grateful to funding from two sources at the University of Melbourne, School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences: Masters research project fund to M.N. Tareen and a Frank Keenan Scholarship. We also thank Associate Professor Graham Hepworth for statistical advice, Fahad Khan for assisting us to set up the storage experiment and Jane Rollinson for help with data collection.