WSU Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center

Tree Fruit Market Diseases

Saturday, September 23, 2017

WSU-TFREC/Postharvest Information Network/Tree Fruit Market Diseases/pearbruises



Bruises are occasionally considered a major defect of pears on the market. The principal types of bruises result from friction, impact, and pressure. Damage to the fruits can be quite extensive at times, especially in pears that are beginning to soften.

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