IRTA works on fruit and vegetables postharvest through the Postharvest science program.

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  • Lafarga, T., Acién-Fernández, F., Castellari, M., Villaró, S., Bobo, G., & Aguiló-Aguayo, I. (2019). Effect of microalgae incorporation on the physicochemical, nutritional, and sensorial properties of an innovative broccoli soup. LWT, 111, 167-174. doi:10.1016/j.lwt.2019.05.037 Postharvest
  • Lindo-García, V., Larrigaudière, C., Echeverría, G., Murayama, H., Soria, Y., & Giné-Bordonaba, J. (2019). New insights on the ripening pattern of ‘Blanquilla’ pears: A comparison between on- and off-tree ripened fruit. Postharvest Biology And Technology, 150, 112-121. doi:10.1016/j.postharvbio.2018.12.013 Postharvest
  • Carbó, A., Torres, R., Usall, J., Marín, A., Chiralt, A., & Teixidó, N. (2018). Novel film-forming formulations of the biocontrol agent Candida sake CPA-1: biocontrol efficacy and performance at field conditions in organic wine grapes. Pest Management Science, 75(4), 959-968. doi:10.1002/ps.5200 Postharvest
  • Prats-Llinàs, M., Bellvert, J., Mata, M., Marsal, J., & Girona, J. (2019). Post-Harvest Regulated Deficit Irrigation in Chardonnay Did Not Reduce Yield but at Long-Term, It Could Affect Berry Composition. Agronomy, 9(6), 328. doi:10.3390/agronomy9060328 Postharvest
  • Aguilo, I.; Walton, J.; Viñas, I. ; Tiwari, B.K. (2017). Ultrasound assisted extraction of polysaccharides from mushroom by-products. LWT – Food Science and Technology 77 ( ):92-99 Postharvest