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Fruit and Vegetables
Harvesting, Handling and Storage
Second Edition
by A. K. Thompson

Fruit and Vegetables, Second Edition provides practical, commercial-oriented information to ensure that fruit and vegetables reach retailers in optimum condition with minimum loss and spoilage.

The book covers, in detail:

  • postharvest physiology as applied to postharvest quality
  • technology relating to maturity determination
  • harvesting, packaging, postharvest treatments
  • controlled atmosphere storage
  • ripening and transportation

Fruit and Vegetables, Second Edition also contains many full color and black/white photographs, and addresses 280 different fruits and vegetables, from Acerolas to Zapotes Chupa Chupa.

Contents

  1. Preharvest Factors on Postharvest Life
  2. Assessment of Crop Maturity
  3. Harvesting and Handling Methods
  4. Precooling
  5. Packaging
  6. Postharvest Treatments
  7. Storage
  8. Disease Control
  9. Safety
  10. Fruit Ripening Conditions
  11. Marketing and Transport
  12. Postharvest Technology of Fruits and Vegetables

Glossary
Index

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Fruit and Vegetables
Harvesting, Handling and Storage
Second Edition
by A. K. Thompson

460 pages $258.95 + shipping
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