Managing Postharvest Quality and Losses in Horticultural Crops in 3 Vols
by K L Chadha, R K Pal
Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2016
ISBN : 9789351308096
Price : Rs 21995.00
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Author Profile
Dr. K.L. Chadha (Padma Shri Awardee) is currently President of The Horticultural Society of India as also Adjunct Professor (Hort.) at IARI. He received his B.Sc. (Agri) and M.Sc. (Hort.) degrees from Punjab University, Chandigarh and Ph.D. from Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi.
He has served in various capacities at IARI, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana and Central Mango Research Station, Lucknow. He was the Director, IIHR, Bangalore, Horticulture Commissio
About the Book
This book is a consolidation of the scattered information available in the form of research or review papers which has been suitably compiled and edited in a lucid and easily understandable format with adoptable recommendation for the benefit of all the stakeholders. The book is divided into three volumes with sub-titles of 1) General Issues, 2) Fruit Crops and 3) Vegetables, Flowers & Plantation Crops. Eminent research workers who have been engaged in the area of Postharvest Management in the N
Table of Contents
Foreword v
Preface vii
List of Contributors xiii
Volume 1: General Issues
1. Postharvest Management: An Overview 1
K.L. Chadha and R.K. Pal
2. Fruit Bagging 31
Ram Asrey
3. Maturity Indices 41
R.K. Pal and P. Suresh Kumar
4. Mechanisation in Harvesting 77
S.C. Mandhar and R.T. Patil
5. Pre and Postharvest Management 89
B.V.C. Mahajan and Alemwati Pongener
6. Postharvest Diseases 111
R.D. Rawal and Jyotsana Sharma
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