Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Temperature and lettuce losses: Variables of time and temperature as they affect deterioration of harvested lettuce investigated

Authors

Harlan K. Pratt
Leonard L. Morris
Carl L. Tucker

Authors Affiliations

Harlan K. Pratt is Assistant Professor of Vegetable Crops, University of California, Davis; Leonard L. Morris is Associate Professor of Vegetable Crops, University of California, Davis; Carl L. Tucker is Senior Technician in Vegetable Crops, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 8(8):14-16. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n08p14. August 1954.

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Abstract

Lettuce–like most leafy vegetables– deteriorates rapidly and steadily after harvest. Loss of quality is inevitable and can only be minimized by rapid handling and with the best possible storage conditions.

Pratt H, Morris L, Tucker C. 1954. Temperature and lettuce losses: Variables of time and temperature as they affect deterioration of harvested lettuce investigated. Hilgardia 8(8):14-16. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n08p14
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