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Extent and nature of bruising of Maryland peaches from the orchard to the retail store

Extent and nature of bruising of Maryland peaches from the orchard to the retail store

Diss. Abstr, 17: 2360

The amount of bruising caused during picking averaged 4.48% of the total crop. Bruising was increased by 3.83% of the total crop during transport from orchard to packhouse. A large proportion of bruising was not immediately apparent, and percentages increased after 48 hours.

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