WSU Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center

Tree Fruit Market Diseases

Saturday, February 16, 2019

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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