Handling Transportation and Storage of Fruits and Vegetables

by Chattopadhyay, S K

ISBN: 9789351304173
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Imprint : Genetech
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 9995.00
Biblio : vii+280p., figs., tabls., ind., bib., 23 cm

About The Book

This book has been written with the purpose of covering all biological and physical aspects of the postharvest physiology of fruits and vegetables. Assembling a substantial amount of information from a wide variety of sources, the book is a compilation of knowledge pertaining to postharvest technology of fruits and vegetables. It expands, in comprehensive detail, on technology relating to maturity determination harvesting, packing, postharvest treatments, controlled atmosphere storage, ripening and transportation. With pertinent information on such a matter of great relevance and importance, it is hoped that this book would be useful for researchers and students in postharvest technology, food science and technology, plant and agricultural science.

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Handling of Fruits and Vegetables Harvesting 2. Microbial Hazards in Fruits and Vegetables 3. Transportation of Fruits and Vegetables 4. Preservation of Fruits and Vegetables 5. Drying Fruits and Vegetables 6. Storage of Fruits and Vegetables 7. Quality in Fruits and Vegetables 8. Hygiene and Sanitation 9. Selling Fruits and Vegetables 10. Preparation for the Fresh Market Bibliography Index