Plant Age Affects Wound-Induced Senescense in Lactuca Sativa L

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Witkowska, I.M.; Woltering, E.J.;
(2014)
  • Subject: Leerstoelgroep Tuinbouwproductieketens | FBR Fresh Supply Chains | PE&RC | Horticultural Supply Chains
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In the present study we investigated the performance of dark-stored wounded leaf discs and pieces (to some extent mimicking fresh-cut product) of Lactuca sativa L. in relation to the physiological maturity at harvest. We used two related genotypes, i.e. a green (cv. Tro... View more
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