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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Chilling Injury of Grapefruit and Its Control

Authors
item Ritenour, Mark - UNIV OF FLORIDA
item Dou, Huating - FLORIDA DEPT OF CITRUS
item McCollum, Thomas

Submitted to: Extension Publications
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: June 1, 2003
Publication Date: July 20, 2003
Citation: Mark A. Ritenour, Assistant Professor, IRREC-Ft Pierce, CREC-Lake Alfred, Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciencies, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611; Huating Dou, Florida Department of Citrus, Lake Alfred FL; Greg T. McCollum, USDA, Fort Pierce, FL

Technical Abstract: Chilling Injury (CI) is a physiological disorder that can reduce the quality and value of fresh citrus fruit. This document is an extension publication that describes the symptoms of CI, factors contributing to the development of CI and means to minimize losses caused by CI. The intended audience is packers and shippers of fresh citrus fruit.

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