Submitted to: Extension Publications
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 6/1/2003
Publication Date: 7/20/2003
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 Interpretive Summary:
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.