PRE-HARVEST EFFECTS ON POSTHARVEST QUALITY

MATURITY

HARVEST & HANDLING OF COMMODITIES

ETHYLENE MEASUREMENTS & CONTROL

COOLING & COLD CHAIN MANAGEMENT

STORAGE & TRANSPORTATION

TEMPERATURE MONITORING

FRUIT RIPENING

PHYSIOLOGICAL DISORDERS

MAINTENANCE OF QUALITY

SHELF-LIFE EXTENSION

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

ASSESSMENT OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES

PROTOCOL DEVELOPMENT FOR COMMERCIAL & LAB TESTS

EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN & STATISTICAL DATA ANALYSIS

EFFICACY REPORTS FOR REGISTRATION IN CALIFORNIA

Based in Davis, California, Holcroft Postharvest Consulting specializes in postharvest biology and technology of fruits, vegetables, fresh cut produce and ornamentals. HPC is a leading resource on ethylene management.

Holcroft Postharvest Consulting, Davis, CA

The company mission is to provide the most cost-effective technology to monitor and improve quality and shelf-life of perishable commodities, based on state-of-the-art scientific research.

SERVICES OFFERED BY HOLCROFT POSTHARVEST CONSULTING

  • Pre-harvest Effects on Postharvest Quality
  • Maturity
  • Harvest and Handling of Commodities
  • Ethylene Measurements and Control
  • Cooling and Cold Chain Management
  • Storage and Transportation
  • Temperature Monitoring
  • Fruit Ripening
  • Physiological Disorders
  • Maintenance of Quality
  • Shelf-life Extension
  • Product Development
  • Assessment of New Technologies
  • Protocol Development for Commercial and Lab Tests
  • Experimental Design and Statistical Data Analysis
  • Efficacy Reports for Registration in California

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