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Ethylene and low-temperature treatments of honeydew melons to facilitate long-distance shipment

Ethylene and low-temperature treatments of honeydew melons to facilitate long-distance shipment

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service in [Beltsville, Md.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Muskmelon -- Transportation.,
  • Cold storage.,
  • Ethylene.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Werner J. Lipton and Bruce E. Mackey.
    SeriesARS -- 10., ARS (Series) (United States. Agricultural Research Service) -- 10.
    ContributionsMackey, Bruce E., United States. Agricultural Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationi, 26 p.
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15998334M

      HEALTH BENEFITS MAGAZ SEEDS! (MUSKMELON SEEDS) Muskmelon is a fruit that most of us love to eat. We can say that muskmelon is a powerhouse of health, because of its. In a blender, purée honeydew melon, sautéed jalapeno, honey and white pepper. Pour into a bowl and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve chilled. Recipe: Cold Honeydew Melon Soup Wrap It Up. Wrap slices of melon with prosciutto (ham) for a delicious appetizer. Wash, Slice and Peel! Enjoy melon by itself for a taste just the way nature intended.

    A honeydew has a round to slightly oval shape, typically 15–22 cm (– in) long. It generally ranges in weight from to kg ( to lb). The flesh is usually pale green in color, while the smooth peel ranges from greenish to yellow. Like most fruit, honeydew has s: Cucumis melo. About Honeydew melon Edit. Honeydew is a type of Melon noted for it's characteristic green flesh, and greenish yellow rind/skin. Honeydew is known as the sweetest of all the melons when ripe. As it's name would indicate the honeydew melon has an almost honey like taste, in addition to the moist taste that most melons offer. This makes this fruit an ideal choice as a healthy dessert.

    Honeydew Varieties. Honeydew melons (Cucumis melo v. indorus) grow readily to harvest in 80 to days. These small to medium-sized melons are known for their green rinds and pale green flesh. It expands, in comprehensive detail, on technology relating to maturity determination, harvesting, packing, post harvest treatments, controlled atmosphere storage, ripening and transportation Commodity treatments: responses of tomatoes and green bell peppers to fumigation with methyl bromide or ethylene dibromide by Werner J Lipton (Book).


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[Werner J Lipton; Bruce E Mackey. Ripening protocol: To begin ripening, bring honeydew pulp temperature to 68 – 77°F (20 – 25°C). Apply ppm ethylene for hours during the initial phase of the ripening cycle. To achieve this, the generator setting will depend on the size of the ripening room.

Setting 1 for rooms – cubic feet. To begin ripening, bring honeydew pulp temperature to 68 - 77°F (20 - 25°C).

Apply ppm ethylene for hours during the initial phase of the ripening cycle. Carbon dioxide will build up during ripening. Optimum Temperature. 7° – 10°C (45°- 50°F) Storage life is typically days at 7°C (45°F) with up to 21 days attainable. Source authorities vary in the reported optimum storage and shipping temperatures for honeydew melons.

Most recommendations use 7°C (45°F) and % R. The leftover pieces of honeydew must be discarded if they are left open at room temperature for more than 3 hours.

Try to scrub the honeydew melons with a brush. Wash your hands with warm water after handling the honeydew melons. Cut the honeydew on a clean cutting board and with clean utensils.

Cooking with Honeydew. The 'Morgan' melon resulted from a cross between a regular honeydew and a cob-melon (unknown origin).

The 'Morgan' is similar in size, shape, and color to 'Asgrow Honeydew.' Like other honeydews, 'Morgan' melons will not slip from the vine at harvest except for about 25% of the fruit.

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Scientific Name Honeydew Melon fruit – Cucumis melo Honeydew Melon Fruit Family – Cucurbits Honeydew Melon fruit Names in Indian Language – முலாம் பழம் Mulam pazham,മസ്മേലോൺ Musk Melon,Musk Melon Honeydew Melon fruit Origin – southern France and Algeria Honeydew Melon fruit hold the high amount of water,potassium,vitamin C,copper.

Postharvest Biology and Technology 15 () – Effect of ethylene on quality of fresh fruits and vegetables Mikal E. Saltveit * Mann Laboratory, Department of Vegetable Crops, Uni6ersity of California, One Shields A6e., Da6is, CAUSA Received 10 June ; received in revised form 28 October ; accepted 11 November   Honeydew melon, or honeymelon, is a fruit that belongs to the melon species cucumis melo (muskmelon).

The sweet flesh of honeydew is typically light green, while its skin has a. I bought a honeydew melon (binomial name: Cucumis melo) to eat and took out 50 of the + seeds that were in the center for a germination trial.

It was a regular honeydew melon. Effect On Gastro-intestinal Tract According to Ayurveda, certain food combinations may disturb the normal functioning of the gastric fire and upset the balance of doshas in our body.

In his book, Ayurvedic Home Remedies, Dr. Vasant Lad makes a suggestion for all kinds of melons. Honeydew melons are available all year round peaking in summer The flesh of white skinned honeydews is sweeter, and has a higher level of natural sugars.

Honeydew melons are high in Vitamin C, B6, Folate (essential for maintaining metabolic rate, forming DNA and RNA, and is important during pregnancy) and Potassium, which has been linked to. The average weight is from 3 to 6 pounds ( to g.) The melons take, on average, days to mature from seed.

Choose Honeydew Melons whose skin is a bit rough or velvety. Skin that is just a bit sticky is the best sign of sweetness inside. Cooking Tips.

Wash well before slicing into. Scrape out and discard the inner pulp and seeds. Vines may trail across the ground or climb and will produce both male and female flowers.

Each vine typically yields 3 to 4 melons. Pollination by bees is required for proper fruit set. Honeydew do not slip from the vine and must be harvested by maturity, not size. Ripe melons have a creamy yellow skin.

Dan the Produce Man tells the difference between cut melons at the supermarket and fresh melons in season. Honeydew melon makes for a sweet-tasting and refreshing treat that can take the sting out of the sweltering summer heat.

Honeydew belongs to the vine-growing Cucurbitaceae family of fruits or the muskmelon family and is a close kin to other popular melons such as watermelon and cantaloupe.

Honeydew melons come in different sizes, ranging from [ ]. Whole, ripe honeydew melons can be stored in the refrigerator for up to five days. Enclose them in plastic bags to protect other produce from the ethylene gas that honeydew gives off. Once cut, honeydew should be sealed in an airtight container or wrapped and stored in the refrigerator, where it will keep for up to three days.

We love fresh honeydew as is, just be mindful of serving sizes. Monash gives the Green Light to servings of 1/2 cup (90 g) or less and suggests being mindful of the fructan content in portions greater than 3/4 cup ( g).

Honeydew is an ideal snack if you are trying to lose weight. It is has zero fat and cholesterol, is low in sodium and high in Vitamin C. A half cup of diced honeydew melon has 60 calories. The main nutrients found in honeydew melon include the B vitamins, niacin and thiamine, Vitamin C, copper and potassium.

Regular consumption of honeydew.What is a Honeydew Melon? Akin to its popular relative the cantaloupe, honeydew melons are members of the cucurbit or gourd family along with cucumbers and squash.

One of the sweetest melons, honeydews are high in vitamin C and potassium. Tasteless honeydew I have a big honeydew melon with very little flavor. Any bright ideas for what I can do with it to improve the flavor or cook it somehow?

Otherwise I have to try to feed it to the baby, or throw it in the trash!