VIII International Postharvest Symposium

Cartagena. Spain. 21-24 June 2016

ISHS - International Society for Horticultural Science
UPCT - Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena

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Theme: Enhancing supply chain and consumer benefits: ethical and technological issues

Tuesday June 21
18:00 - 19:30 Registration at the Paraninfo of Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, Campus Muralla del Mar. Calle Doctor Fleming, s/n. 30202 Cartagena
19:30 - 19:50 Opening Ceremony by Official and Academic Authorities
19:50 - 20:25 Keynote 1 Dr. Charles Wilson
The World Food Preservation Center© LLC
20:30 - 22:00 Welcome Reception: Cocktail and get together. Campus Muralla del Mar

Wednesday June 22
08:00 - 09:00 Registration at the El Batel Conference Center. Paseo Alfonso XII, s/n. 30202 Cartagena
09:00 - 10:30 SESSION I Ethical and Technological Issues in Reducing Losses
  I.I. Preharvest and Harvesting Advances/1
Room A
Dr. John Golding
09:00 - 09:15 I.I.O1. The role of crop maturity and ethylene on postharvest browning in fresh-cut celery. Simone Rossi, Katherine Cools, Leon Terry
09:15 - 09:30 I.I.O2. Preharvest application of oxalic acid improves antioxidant systems in plums. María Serrano, María J. Giménez, Alejandra Martínez-Esplá, Juan M. Valverde, Domingo Martínez-Romero, Salvador Castillo, Daniel Valero
09:30 - 09:45 I.I.O3. Fertilization and susceptibility to fruit cracking in plums. Eivind Vangdal, Iren Lunde Knutsen, Kristin Kvamm-Lichtenfeld
09:45 - 10:00 I.I.O4. Identification of preharvest variables affecting postharvest performance on Hass avocado (Persea americana Mill) under storage. Bruno Defilippi, Sebastián Rivera, Raúl Ferreyra, Paula Robledo, Gabriel Sellés
10:00 - 10:15 I.I.O5. Preharvest calcium and postharvest carbon dioxide treatment delayed softening in 'Mihong' peach fruits. Jin Su Lee, Yoon Hee Choi, HeeJu Park, Byung Seon Lim, Ji Gang Kim, Young Soo Hwang
10:15 - 10:30 I.I.O6. Quality of lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) grown in aquaponics and hydroponic systems. Edgar Alcarraz, Mónica Flores, María L. Tapia, Andrés Bustamante, Jurij Wacyk, Víctor Escalona
  I.II. Pathology
Room B
Dr. Lluis Palou
09:00 - 09:15 I.II.O7. Potential effector proteins in Penicillium expansum and their role in pathogenicity on apple fruit. Michael Wisniewski, Samir Droby, Elena Levin, Ginat Rafael, Doreen Shwartz, Oleg Feygenberg, Ana R. Ballester, Luis Gonzalez-Candelas, John Norelli
09:15 - 09:30 I.II.O8. The development of the pear fruit cuticle in relation to pre-penetration of Alternaria alternata, the causal agent of Alternaria rot. Yongcai Li, Ying Tang, Yang Bi
09:30 - 09:45 I.II.O9. Essential oil vapors in hypobaric environment reduced postharvest gray mold of table grapes. Gianfranco Romanazzi, Andrea Servili, Erica Feliziani
09:45 - 10:00 I.II.O10. Aquaporin8 plays a critical role in virulence of Botrytis cinerea via regulating cellular development and ROS production. Shiping Tian, Boqiang Li, Bang An, Hua Li, Zhanquan Zhang, Guozheng Qin
10:00 - 10:15 I.II.O11. Postharvest metagenomic analysis of heat-treated organic and conventionally-grown apples. Michael Wisniewski, Ahmed Abdelfattah, Leonardo Schena, Samir Droby
10:15 - 10:30 I.II.O12. Tebuconazole for Penicillium control during storage of citrus fruit in commercial conditions. Ernesto Conesa, Vicent Cortell, Daniel J. Tormo
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00 First Poster Session
12:00 - 13:15 SESSION II Advances in Metabolism and harvest criteria
12:00 - 12:30 Keynote 2
Room A
Dr. Bart Nicolaï
Postharvest fluxomics and metabolic pathway modelling
  II.I. Omics in Quality
Room A
Dr. Antonio Ferrante
12:30 - 12:45 II.I.O13. Protein changes in redox and antioxidant systems in strawberry fruit at different ripening stages: A targeted quantitative proteomic investigation employing multiple reaction monitoring. Jun Song, Lina Du, Leslie Campbell Palmer, Sherry Fillmore, Zhaoqi Zhang
12:45 - 13:00 II.I.O14. High throughput phenotyping of quality traits during storage to improve blueberry breeding. Brian Farneti, Marcella Grisenti, Iuliia Khomenko, Paula Poncetta, Paolo Loretti, Matteo Ajelli, Franco Biasioli, Lara Giongo
13:00 - 13:15 II.I.O15. Transcriptome analysis during ripening of table grape berry cv. Thompson Seedless. Reinaldo Campos-Vargas, Ivan Balic, Paula Vizoso, Claudio Meneses
  II.II. Pre-Harvest and Harvesting Advances/2
Room B
Dr. Victor Escalona
12:30 - 12:45 II.II.O16. Anthocyanins of asai fruits from E. precatoria of the northern Amazon during development and ripening. María S. Hernández, Danilo Revelo, Rafael Gutiérrez, J. Pablo Fernández-Trujillo
12:45 - 13:00 II.II.O17. Changes in cell wall degrading enzyme activities at two separation sites of longkong (Lansium domesticum) fruit that behave differently during fruit coloration. Jingtair Siriphanich, Prapinporn Taesakul
13:00 - 13:15 II.II.O18. Predicting the optimal harvest date for long-term storage of 'Spadona' pears with and without pre-storage exposure to 1-MCP. Dan Gamrasni, Ruth Ben- Arie, Martin Goldway
13:15 - 15:00 Lunch Time
15:00 - 17:00 SESSION III Advances in Postharvest Treatments
15:00 - 15:30 Keynote 3
Room A
Dr. Daniel Valero
Challenges and opportunities of postharvest research
  III.I. Modified Atmosphere Packaging/Coating
Room A
Dr. Randy Beaudry
15:30 - 15:45 III.I.O19. MA-packages in simulated retail conditions improves sweet cherry fruit quality. Hanne Larsen, Jorunn Borve
15:45 - 16:00 III.I.O20. Use of modified atmosphere packaging to extend storage life of blueberry fruits. Sebastián Rivera, Bruno Defilippi, Paula Robledo
16:00 - 16:15 III.I.O21. Effect of perforation-mediated modified atmosphere packaging system on the quality of rucola. Martin Geyer, Guido Rux, Oluwafemi J. Caleb, Pramod Mahajan
16:15 - 16:30 III.I.O22. Effect of Ocimum basilicum oil plus modified atmosphere packaging on quality of Embul banana. Krishanthi Abeywickrama, Harshani Siriwardana, Sagarika Kannangara, Bimali Jayawardena
16:30 - 16:45 III.I.O23. Quality and shelf-life improvement of fresh strawberry using Aloe vera coating during storage in a tropical environment. Mohammad Affan, Putri Yuliastuti, Jumeri Jumeri, Nafis Khuriyati
16:45 - 17:00 III.I.O24. Modified atmosphere packaging for keeping overall quality of dates. Monia Jemni, Juan Gabriel Ramírez, Mariano Otón, Francisco Artés-Hernández, Kalthoum Harbaoui, Ali Ferchichi, Francisco Artés
  III.II. Innovative Techniques
Room B
Dr. Domingos Almeida
15:30 - 15:45 III.II.O25. Quality attributes of 'Royal Rosa' plum as affected by postharvest treatment with oxalic acid. Salvador Castillo, Alejandra Martínez-Esplá, Daniel Valero, Pedro J. Zapata, Domingo Martínez-Romero, María Serrano
15:45 - 16:00 III.II.O26. Combined treatments reduce chilling injury and maintain fruit quality in avocado fruit during cold quarantine. Noam Alkan, Velu Sivankalyani, Oleg Feygenberg, Dalia Maorer
16:00 - 16:15 III.II.O27. Revisiting low pressure storage for perishable produce: Overcoming technical obstacles in a laboratory-scale chamber. Benjamin Pasku, Patrick Abeli, Randolph M. Beaudry
16:15 - 16:30 III.II.O28. Overview of novel disinfestation treatments of horticultural crops in New Zealand. Allan Woolf, Asha Chagan Melissa Griffin, Natalie Page-Weir, Rod McDonald, Dave Rogers, Shane. Olsson, Simon Redpath, Ringo Jinquan Feng, Miriam Hall, Erin O'Donoghue, Jim Walker, Matthew Hall, Anne White, Lisa Jamieson
16:30 - 16:45 III.II.O29. Use of a potassium permanganate ethylene absorbent to reduce postharvest rotting in pineapple. Mónica Sabater, Enric Suñe, Johanny Castro, Marco V. Sáenz
16:45 - 17:00 III.II.O30. Commercial benefits achieved from the removal of ethylene in a long plum supply chain with new ethylene scrubbing technology. Malcolm Dodd, Christopher Bishop, Felix Lippert
17:00 - 17:30 Coffee Break
17:30 - 19:15 SESSION IV
Room A

Affordable Pre- and Postharvest Technologies in Developing Countries
Dr. Carmen Merodio
17:30 - 17:45 IV.I.O31. Effects of irrigation intervals on postharvest quality of daffodil (Narcissus tazetta L.) cut flowers. Asghar Ramezanian, Hassan Salehi, Kayhan Shirzadi
17:45 - 18:00 IV.I.O32. Quality changes on holy basil after fumigation with a clove and cinnamon essential oil formula used to control insect pests. Jarongsak Pumnuan, Lampan Khurnpoon, Ammorn Insung
18:00 - 18:15 IV. O33. Effect of storage temperature and modified atmosphere packaging on quality of fresh green 'Mazetto' almonds. Jameleddine Ben-Abda, Mouna Ben-Amara, Sabrine Abdelli
18:15 - 18:30 IV.I.O34. Controlling postharvest decay and maintaining antioxidant capacity of intact and extracted pomegranates arils by use of UV-C illumination. Mustafa Erkan, Isilay Yildirim, Gizem Sahin, Nurten Selcuk, Adem Dogan
18:30 - 18:45 IV.I.O35. Efficiency of preharvest calcium-boron application in improving quality and reducing enzyme activity of pectin methylesterase and polygalacturonase in postharvest of mango cv. Mahachanok. Peerasak Chaiprasart, Ratthaphol Muengkaew, Kanda Whangchai
18:45 - 19:15 General Discussion
17:30 - 19:15 Challenges in postharvest research and development. Industry – Academia
Discussion. Room B
Dr. Francisco Artés Hernández
  Round table
19:15 - 19:45 ISHS Business Meeting Room B
20:00 - 21:30 Guided visit to the Roman Theater

Thursday June 23
08:45 - 09:00 Late Registration and Poster Handling
09:00 - 11:00 SESSION V Postharvest physiology. Minimal Processing of Fruit and Vegetables
09:00 - 09:30 Keynote 4
Room A
Dr. Giancarlo Colelli
Innovative approaches to improve quality and safety of fresh minimally-processed fruit and vegetables
  V.I. Physiology and Disorders/1
Room A
Dr. Jeffrey Brecht
09:30 - 09:45 V.I.O36. Ammonia accumulation in plant tissues: a potentially useful indicator of physiological stress. Maria L. Amodio, Giancarlo Colelli, Marita Cantwell
09:45 - 10:00 V.I.O37. Carotenoids accumulation and chilling tolerance in grapefruits. Joanna Lado, Paul Cronje, M. Jesús Rodrigo, Lorenzo Zacarías
10:00 - 10:15 V.I.O38. Methyl jasmonate can significantly inhibit the peel browning of Huangguan pear caused by rapid cooling. Qingguo Wang, Xuan Wang, Jingying Shi
10:15 - 10:30 V.I.O39. Control of superficial scald and analysis of α-farnesene and conjugated trienols in Annurca apple. Marina Buccheri, Fabio Lovati, Milena Petriccione, Pietro Rega, Maurizio Grassi, Roberto Lo Scalzo
10:30 - 10:45 V.I.O40. Cold-induced biochemical changes during postharvest storage of ´Granny Smith´ apples: On the search of biochemical markers for superficial scald. Christian Larrigaudiere, Jordi Giné-Bordonaba, Lucia Plaza, Gemma Echeverria, Yolanda Soria
10:45 - 11:00 V.I.O41. Evaluation of mango fruit response to low temperature storage by transcriptomic and metabolomic analysis. Noam Alkan, Velu Sivankalyani, Oleg Feygenberg, Itay Maoz, Noa Sela, Dalia Maorer
  V.II. Minimal Processing
Room B
Dr. Hidemi Izumi
09:30 - 09:45 V.II.O42. Bactericidal effect of four types of electrolyzed water on fresh‐cut vegetables. Hidemi Izumi, Ayano Inoue
09:45 - 10:00 V.II.O43. Effect of temperature and cut size on postharvest quality indexes and gene expression in fresh‐cut melon. Antonio Ferrante, Giacomo Cocetta, Marina Cavaiuolo, Roberta Bulgari, Anna Spinardi
10:00 - 10:15 V.II.O44. UV‐C and hot water treatments for improved microbiology of whole and fresh‐cut fruits. Allan Woolf, R. Wibisono, Shane Olsson, Graeme Summers, Cecilia Requejo‐Jackman, Graham Fletcher
10:15 - 10:30 V.II.O45.
10:30 - 10:45 V.II.O46. Potentials of Thai tropical edible flowers as fresh cut salad mix. Sarana Sommano, Pasuthorn Ounamornmas, Ratchuporn Suksthan, Giancarlo Colelli, W. Kumpuan
10:45 - 11:00 V.II.O47. Microwave treatments and storage conditions affect quality of an orange color smoothie. Mitra Arjmandi, Mariano Otón, Francisco Artés‐Hernandez, Perla A. Gómez, Encarna Aguayo, Francisco Artés
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:15 Second Poster Session
12:15 - 13:30 SESSION VI Physiological and Biochemical Issues
12:15 - 12:45 Keynote 5
Room A
Dr. Jean-Claude Pech
The epic of postharvest biology and technology: Lessons and challenges for the future
  VI.I. Physiology and Biochemistry
Room A
Dr. María Serrano
12:45 - 13:00 VI.I.O48. Metabolic response of isolated lamb's lettuce (Valerianella locusta, L.) cells to sugar starvation. Victor Baiye Mfortaw Mbong, Maarten Hertog, Annemie Geeraerd, Bart Nicolai
13:00 - 13:15 VI.I.O49. Mapping the gradients of adenylate nucleotides and energy charge within Rocha pear fruit. Domingos Almeida, Adriano Saquet
13:15 - 13:30 VI.I.O50. Physiological changes of `Brigitta´ and `Duke´ blueberries during fruit development and postharvest implications. Isabel Lara, Claudia Moggia, Carla González, Gustavo A. Lobos, Carolina Bravo, Jordi Graell
  VI.II. Physiology and Disorders/2
Room B
Dr. Qingguo Wang
12:45 - 13:00 VI.II.O51. Postharvest enlargement of cucumber fruit associated with water movement and cell wall degradation. Takashi Nishizawa, Takako Okada, Yoshiko Suzuki, Yoshie Motomura, Toshiyuki Aikawa
13:00 - 13:15 VI.II.O52. Characterization and control of "Bottom Box Water Spot" a new citrus rind disorder in Spain. Benito Orihuel Iranzo, Inma Navarro Jorge Bretó, Martin Mottura
13:15 - 13:30 VI.II.O53. Approaches to control chilling injury in cucumbers. Victor Rodov, Haya Friedman, Paakwesi Bordoh, Mitiku Mihiret Seoyum, Yakov Vinokur, Batya Horev, Anton Fennec
13:30 - 15:00 Lunch Time
15:00 - 17:00 SESSION VII Controlled Atmospheres and Non-Destructive Tools
15:00 - 15:30 Keynote 6
Room A
Dr. Chris Watkins
New technologies for storage of horticultural products. More than availability!
  VII.I. Controlled Atmospheres
Room A
Dr. Mustafa Erkan
15:30 - 15:45 VII.I.O54. Involvement of CBFs (C-repeat Binding Factors) in maintaining the quality of table grapes treated with high levels of CO2 during storage at low temperature. Maite Sánchez-Ballesta, Irene Romero, María Vazquez-Hernandez, Maria Escribano, Carmen Merodio
15:45 - 16:00 VII.I.O55. Excellence in dynamic controlled atmosphere storage based on the respiratory quotient: leak correction. Niels Bessemans, Pieter Verboven, Bert Verlinden, Bart Nicolaï
16:00 - 16:15 VII.I.O56. Variable controlled atmosphere retains fruit quality and extends marketability of new UK-grown red raspberry cultivars. María del Carmen Alamar, Leon A. Terry, Aikaterini Xynogaloum
16:15 - 16:30 VII.I.O57. A metabolomics approach to compare apple cv ‘Granny Smith’ vs ‘Red Delicious’ responses to dynamic and static controlled atmosphere storage. Stefano Brizzolara, Stefan Stürz, Angelo Zanella, Pietro Tonutti
16:30 - 16:45 VII.I.O58. Physiological and biochemical dynamics of sweet potato as affected by controlled atmosphere storage treatments. Sulaiman Sowe, Sandra Landahl, Roberta Tosetti, Leon Terry
  VII.II. Non-Destructive Quality Evaluation
Room B
Dr. Belén Diezma
15:30 - 15:45 VII.II.O59. In-situ determination of external quality parameters in intact summer squash using Near-infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy. María-Teresa Sánchez, Irina Torres, Belén Gil, Dolores Pérez-Marín, Ana Garrido-Varo, Maria José de la Haba
15:45 - 16:00 VII.II.O60. Discrete ex-situ and continuous in-situ real-time respiration rate measurements of fresh produce using a novel automated dynamic approach. Emma R. Collings, María del Carmen Alamar, Katherine Cools, José J. Ordaz-Ortiz, Leon A. Terry
16:00 - 16:15 VII.II.O61. Time-resolved reflectance spectroscopy reveals different texture characteristics in `Braeburn´, `Gala´ and `Kanzi®´ apples. Maristella Vanoli, Maurizio Grassi, Marina Buccheri, Fabio Lovati, Nadja Sadar, Angelo Zanella, Alessandro Torricelli, Anna Rizzolo, Lorenzo Spinelli
16:15 - 16:30 VII.II.O62. Nondestructive analysis to predict soluble solids in grapes through fluorescence spectral images. Barbara Teruel, Rodolpho Tinini, Luis Marcassa, Danilo Figueiredo, João V. Santos
16:30 - 16:45 VII.II.O63. Grading banana by VNIR hyperspectral imaging spectroscopy. Belén Diezma, Lourdes Lleó, Samantha Franco, Tea Presečki, Pilar Barreiro
16:45 - 17:15 Coffee Break
17:15 - 17:45 Third Poster Session
17:45 - 19:30 SESSION VIII Packaging, Transport, Distribution and Postharvest treatments
17:45 - 18:15 Keynote 7
Room A
Dr. Peter Toivonen
Ethical and technical issues for transport, distribution and retail sale of fresh horticultural crops
  VIII.I. Packaging, Transport and Distribution
Room A
Dr. Bárbara Teruel
18:15 - 18:30 VIII.I.O64. Tracking quality changes through the supply chain for rocket salad using changes in the profiles of volatile organic compounds. Hilary Rogers, Natasha Spadafora, Laura Cammarisano, Simone Dimitrova, Carsten Müller, Marina Cavaiuolo, Antonio Ferrante, Ana Amaro, Manuela Pintado
18:30 - 18:45 VIII.I.O65. A multi-parameter approach to vent hole design for cartons packed with internal packaging. Tarl Berry, Tobi S. Fadiji, Thijs Defraeye, Corné Coetzee, Umezuruike Linus Opara
18:45 - 19:00 VIII.I.O66. Monitoring vibration forces in the course of banana transport from a packinghouse up to a central supply market. Renar J. Bender, Ivan Müller, Stefan da S. Bender
19:00 - 19:15 VIII.I.O67. Wind tunnel airflow measurements on plastic apple storage bins. Holger Scaar, Ulrike Praeger, Marc Spuhler, Daniel A. Neuwald, Ingo Truppel, Manfred Linke, Klaus Gottschalk, Marcel König, Jens Wünsche, Martin Geyer
19:15 - 19:30 VIII.I.O68. Effect of the transport vibration on the color reversion in blackberry fruit. Edmundo Mercado-Silva, Dulce Rivera, M. Estela Vázquez, Manuel Fabela, Georgina Pérez, Victor Escalona
  VIII.II. Postharvest Treatments
Room B
Dr. Edmundo Mercado
18:15 - 18:30 VIII.II.O69. Use of bud sports to understand the complexity of fruit ripening behaviors. Macarena Farcuh, Prasenjit Saha, Eduardo Blumwald
18:30 - 18:45 VIII.II.O70. Effect of light wavelength and TiO2 on photocatalytic removal of ethylene under low oxygen and high humidity storage conditions. Namrata Pathak, Guido Rux, Martin Geyer, Werner B. Herppich, Cornelia Rauh, Pramod Mahajan
18:45 - 19:00 VIII.II.O71. Postharvest treatments to improve quality and safety of locally-grown vegetables stored at non-optimum temperatures. Helena P. Chiebao, Jacob R. Jenott, Daniel A. Unruh, Sara E. Gragg, Cary L. Rivard, Eleni Pliakoni
19:00 - 19:15 VIII.II.O72. The use of ozone to improve storability of chilli peppers. Marcin Glowacz, Deborah Rees
19:15 - 19:30 VIII.II.O73. Elicitor BTH promoted wound healing on potato tubers. Yang Bi, Yi Wang, Yongcai Li, Changjian Li, Hong Jiang
20:30 Buses at the Symposium venue to the Gala dinner
21:15 - 23:00 Gala Dinner

Friday June 24
08:45 - 09:00 Late Registration and Poster Handling
09:00 - 10:45 SESSION IX Nutritional and Health Promoting Compounds
09:00 - 09:30 Keynote 8
Rooom A
Dr. Luis Cisneros.
Elucidating the wound signal mechanism in fresh-cut produce: Scientific implications and opportunities for practical applications and novel technologies
  IX.I. Nutritional Compounds and Health Issues
Room A
Dr. M. Soledad Hernández
09:30 - 09:45 IX.I.O74. Influence of ripening stage on phytochemicals and antioxidant activity of prickly pear O. megacantha var. Liria. D.M. Rivera Pastrana, Estephany Ríos-Alegría, Edmundo Mercado-Silva, Candelario Mondragón-Jacobo, M. Estela Vázquez-Barrios
09:45 - 10:00 IX.I.O75. The interaction between cultivation and postharvest led lighting treatments on ascorbic acid content in strawberries. P. Leo F.M. Marcelis. Rob Schouten, Olivier Francescangeli, Nikolaos Ntagkas, Celine Nicole, Wouter Verkerke, Maike Hanenberg, Julian Verdonk
10:00 - 10:15 IX.I.O76. Chemical characterization, bioactive compounds, centesimal composition and mineral contents in abiurana, a native fruit from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Aline Gomes da Silva, Ana C. Miguel, Angelo P. Jacomino
10:15 - 10:30 IX.I.O77. Anthocyanins, total antioxidants and phenolics correlated to polyphenoloxidase, phenylalanine ammonia lyase and peroxidase activity in minimally processed pomegranate arils exposed to abiotic stresses. Mahshad Maghoumi, Francisco Artés-Hernández, Francisco Artés, Younes Mostofi, Zabihollah Zamani, Perla A. Gómez
10:00 - 10:45 IX.I.O78. Processing of moringa (Moringa oleifera Lam) leaves for nutrition and health in developing countries. Navin Chandra, Priti Pant. Kanchan Nainwal
  IX.II. Modelling
Room B
Dr. Allan Woolf
09:30 - 09:50 IX.II.O79. Techniques to assess biological variation in destructive data. Rob Schouten, L.M.M. Tijskens, Geurt Jongbloed, Pawel Konapacki
09:50 - 10:05 IX.II.O80. Optimizing air flow distribution in maritime refrigerated containers. Leo Lukasse, Marcel Staal
10:05 - 10:20 IX.II.O81. Understanding the regulation of texture degradation during apple softening. A kinetic modelling approach? Bert Verlinden, Sunny George Gwanpua, Maarten L.A.T.M. Hertog, Bart Nicolaï
10:20 - 10:35 IX.II.O82. Respiratory parameters of Huitlacoche (Ustilagomaydis) under modified atmosphere conditions. Salvador Valle-Guadarrama, Teodoro Espinosa-Solares, Irineo L. López-Cruz, Rafael Sánchez-Flores
10:35 - 10:45 IX.II.O83. Apples from Monalisa: Biological variation of firmness behaviour in storage and shelf life. Rob Schouten, L.M.M. Tijskens, A. Zanella, N. Sadar
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 - 11:45 Fourth Poster Session
11:45 - 13:00 SESSION X Postharvest Strategies and Education. Consumers
11:45 - 12:15 Keynote 9
Room A
Dr. Ian Ferguson
Consumer demands and postharvest innovation: the new generation
  X.I. Consumer Preferences
Room A
Dr. Leon Terry
12:15 - 12:30 X.I.O84. Linking cell structure and composition to perception of taste in kiwifruit. Anne White, Ian Hallett, Denise Hunter, Ken Marsh, Chris Clark, Jason Johnston, Roger Harker
12:30 - 12:45 X.I.O85. More ripe, higher the quality: is it true also for 'AbbéFétel' pear fruit? Brian Farneti, Iuliia Khomenko, Nicola Busatto, Alice Tadiello, Guglielmo Costa, Francesco Spinelli, Franco Biasioli, Fabrizio Costa
12:45 - 13:00 X.I.O86. Impact of low temperature storage on sensory quality and metabolite content of six tomato cultivars. Raquel Rosales, Yury Tikunov, Maika Hanenberg, Wouter Verberke, Arnaud Bovy
  X.II. OMICs and Flavour
Room B
Dr. Jun Song
12:15 - 12:30 X.II.O87. Pre- and post-harvest treatments and their effect on table grapes flavor. Amnon Lichter, Itay Maoz, Tatiana Kaplunov, Efraim Lewinsohn
12:30 - 12:45 X.II.O88. Is the physiological maturity at harvest influencing nectarine flavor after cold storage? Alessandro Ceccarelli, Brian Farneti, Nicola Busatto, Fabrizio Costa, Franco Biasioli, Guglielmo Costa
12:45 - 13:00 X.II.O89. Comparative analysis of fruit flavour and proteomic patterns of Fragaria ananassa in response to superatmospheric oxygen, low-oxygen and passive modified atmospheres. Zisheng Luo, Fangfang Zeng, Li Li, Dongdong Li, Hongyan Lu
13:00 - 13:30 Keynote 10
Room A
Dr. Umezuruik L. Opara
International cooperation in education, research and technology transference
13:30 - 14:00 Closing Ceremony and Awards Room A
14:00 - 15:00 Lunch Time
15:00 - 19:30 Technical Visits