Chapter 4. Cucurbitaceae

  1. Maria Cecilia do Nascimento Nunes

Published Online: 27 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780813802947.ch4

Color Atlas of Postharvest Quality of Fruits and Vegetables

Color Atlas of Postharvest Quality of Fruits and Vegetables

How to Cite

Nunes, M. C. d. N. (2008) Cucurbitaceae, in Color Atlas of Postharvest Quality of Fruits and Vegetables, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780813802947.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 30 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813817521

Online ISBN: 9780813802947

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Keywords:

  • netting of cantaloupe - end of the fruit-expansion phase;
  • cantaloupe textural integrity and firmness, decreasing during ripening;
  • watermelon, native to Africa and a warm-season crop;
  • watermelon cultivars, varying in shape - globular to oblong;
  • fructose and glucose, predominant sugars in immature watermelon;
  • common forms of summer squash - straight neck, crookneck, semi-crookneck, and zucchini;
  • Medallion yellow squash - sensitive to chilling temperatures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Cantaloupe

  • Watermelon

  • Yellow Squash

  • Bibliography