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English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: half-slip stage

Cantaloupes are harvested when they reach a desired grade or size and are at the firm-rape stage.
It is important that the pulp is completely filled-in.
Hollow centers are associated with lack of calcium or fruit that have become over-large.
At maturity, the stem will partially pull free. This is usually referred to as half-slip stage. More commonly cantaloupes are harvested at three quarters slip stage, when just a quarter of the stem adheres and breaks rather than slips free. Harvesting before reduces sugar....
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4estado "half-slip"

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estado "half-slip"

Language variant: estadio "half slip"

Este término no tiene traducción hasta ahora; se utiliza en el original en bastardillas o entre comillas.

Example sentence(s):
  • Por otro lado, si se cortan antes de llegar al estado "half-slip", la fruta ya no aumenta su contenido de azúcares.

    Reference: http://www.chapingo.uruza.edu.mx/Vol3-Num2-2004
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