March 30, launch of the INIA Book / Bulletin:

Blueberry quality: physiological and technological bases for harvest and postharvest management

This book / bulletin is called to be a great contribution for producers and participants in the cultivation of blueberries in Chile and other countries, because it addresses the different aspects that directly and indirectly affect the quality, firmness and good condition of arrival of the fruit to international markets, a key factor for the Chilean fruit industry and that of any country.

This Thursday, April 30, starting at 9.00:XNUMX am, in the INIA Raihuén auditorium in Villa Alegre, in the Maule region, the book / bulletin will be presented “Quality in blueberries: physiological and technological bases for harvest and postharvest management”, carried out by the editors Bruno Defilippi and Pablo Ulloa and an Editorial Committee made up of Daniela Olivares Zapata, Engineer in Molecular Biotechnology, Dr. Abel González Gelvez, Agricultural Engineer, M.Sc. Reinaldo Campos Vargas, Agricultural Engineer, Ph.D. and Jorge Esquivel Manterola, Agricultural Engineer, M.Sc.

The renowned researchers and specialists built and carried out this text based on the investigative work developed in the Technological Package for Harvest and Postharvest Management of New Blueberry Replacement Varieties, financed by the Technological Program for Export Fruit Growing (PTEC code FS 66641 ), of the Corporation for the Promotion of Production (Corfo).

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This book / bulletin is called to be a great contribution for producers and participants in the cultivation of blueberries in Chile and other countries, because it addresses the different aspects that directly and indirectly affect the quality, firmness and good condition of arrival of the fruit to international markets, a key factor for the Chilean fruit industry and that of any country.

The text is divided into seven chapters, which cover all the aspects to be considered for proper crop management:

Base Physiological postharvest blueberry, by the authors Bruno Defilippi B. and Pablo Ulloa F.

Quality attributes and maturity and harvest indices, by the authors Iverly Romero M., Bruno Defilippi B., Edgard Álvarez R. and Abel González G.

Use of cover and its effect on postharvest, by the authors Abel González G., Iverly Romero M., Edgard Álvarez R., Gabriel Neumann L. and Bruno Defilippi B.

Harvest logistics to produce raw material with postharvest potential, by the authors Edgard Álvarez R., Pedro Contreras Ñ., Sebastián Vargas, C., Camilo Vásquez M., Bruno Defilippi B.

Labor productivity at harvest, by the authors Abel González G., Iverly Romero M. and Gabriel Neumann L.

Postharvest technologies for blueberries: advances and optimization for distant shipments, by the authors Bruno Defilippi B., Pablo Ulloa F., Edgard Álvarez R., Belén Trejo, I., Daniela Olivares Z., Rosa Molina M. and Sebastián Rivera S.

Postharvest diseases and their preventive management, by the authors Rafael Galdames G. and Bruno Defilippi B.

The agronomist and Regional Director of INIA, Bruno Defilippi, who heads the team of researchers, is a renowned scientific researcher specializing in postharvest, and is internationally recognized as an authority specialized in different aspects of blueberry cultivation.

Professor Bruno Defilippi is the author of numerous related publications and will be part of the large team of rapporteurs and specialists who will participate in the XXV International Seminar on Blueberries & Cherries what will be done this April 13 at Monticello.

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