Nutrient management and crop quality clearly go hand in hand. But not always in the ways you might think.
In my nutrition management work, I have focused on understanding how to manage nutrition at different stages of fruit development to affect fruit quality. I have learned that it is relatively easy to substantially impact fruit size, firmness, sugar and solids content, shelf life, and storability with nutrition management. Many of these improvements in fruit quality are in some way associated with calcium metabolism in the fruit.