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Storage Disorder in Apple

Apples stored for a number of months can undergo various physiological disorder and contract fungus diseases. Many of these have no connection with the storage conditions and owe their origin to orchard management conditions. As these disorders appear or are enhanced in storage, they are generally referred to as storage disorders. Apart from these disorders, apples in storage are also liable to develop various types of rots caused by fungi. Many of these can be prevented, if corrective action is taken before picking or packing the fruit. Some of the common disorders noticed in storage are discussed here.