Texture, composition and anatomy of spinach leaves in relation to nitrogen fertilization.

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BACKGROUND The postharvest quality and shelf life of spinach are greatly influenced by cultural practices. Reduced spinach shelf life is a common quandary in the Salinas Valley, California, where current agronomic practices depend on high nitrogen (N) rates. This study aimed to describe the postharvest fracture properties of spinach leaves in relation to N… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.5780

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