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Produce Quality Handbook from C.H.I.P.S.
Environmentally Friendly Technologies for Agicultural Produce Quality
by Shimshon Ben-Yehoshua

Features of Environmentally Friendly Technologies for Agicultural Produce Quality:

  • Provides up-to-date information on environmentally friendly technologies in an easy-to-use format
  • Discusses new environmentally friendly applications for postharvest handling
  • Covers developments such as new applications of molecular biology
  • Explores MAP, CA, and environmentally friendly packaging
  • Includes coverage of the technological revolution in transportation of produce from the producing countries to the consuming countries
  • Examines the growing trend in the marketplace for fresh cut products
  • Presents updated data about pest control and handling of grain and other durable agricultural produce

Environmentally Friendly Technologies for Agricultural Produce Quality is the first book to focus from an ecological point of view at the way produce is preserved, packaged, and shipped. The author presents a framework which takes into consideration economic and societal issues and an environmental perspective.

Contents

Physical Treatments

  • Heat Treatments to Reduce Decay
  • Heat Treatments to Reduce Chilling Injury and Superficial Scald
  • Modified Atmosphere Packaging and Controlled Atmosphere Storage
  • Innovations in Quarantine
  • Minimizing the Harmful Effects of Ethylene on the Quality of Fruit and Vegetables
  • Fresh-Cut Produce
  • Innovative Environmentally Friendly Technologies to Maintain Quality of Durable Agricultural Produce

Non-Physical Treatments

  • UV Irradiation, Biological Agents, and Natural Compounds for Controlling Postharvest Decay in Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
  • Edible Coatings
  • Hormonal Regulation of Ripening and Senescence Phenomena
  • Why Fruits and Vegetables Are Good for Health
  • Use of Genetic Engineering to Control Ripening, Reduce Spoilage, and Maintain Quality of Fruits and Vegetables
  • Innovations in Transportation
  • How Postharvest Technologies Affect Quality

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Environmentally Friendly Technologies
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by Shimshon Ben-Yehoshua
2005 552 pages $188.95 + shipping
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