STORAGE OF TOMATOES*

Ir. M. Herregods
  1. Symptoms of breakdown

    During the storage of tomatoes different symptoms of breakdown may appear:

    • too low or too rapid colouring
    • softening of the fruits
    • moulds breakdown

  2. Factors for storage

    To improve storage time we can take into account the following factors:

    • temperature
    • relative humidity
    • irradiation
    • CO2 increase, O2 decrease
    • chemical treatments
Herregods, Ir. M. (1971). STORAGE OF TOMATOES*. Acta Hortic. 20, 137-145
DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.1971.20.18
https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.1971.20.18
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