Postharvest An Introduction to the Physiology and Handling of Fruit, Vegetables and Ornamentals

ISBN-10: 1845932277
ISBN-13: 9781845932275
Edition: 5th 2007
List price: $72.50
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Book details

List price: $72.50
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: CABI
Publication date: 3/20/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 252
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Effective postharvest handling is critical in maintaining the quality and freshness of crops from the time when they are harvested to when they are sold to the consumer. Presented in a new larger format with an expanded color section, this broad-based introductory level textbook covers the key concepts and practical technologies to slow the inevitable deterioration of harvested produce, including handling, packaging, transport, temperature management and the control of pests and diseases.

Preface
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction
Structure and composition
Physiology and biochemistry
Effects of temperature
Water loss and humidity
Storage atmosphere
Technology of storage
Physiological disorders
Pathology
Evaluation and management of quality
Preparation for market
Packaging
Commodity storage recommendations
Glossary of botanical names
Further reading
Index

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