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Postharvest Physiology and Pathology of Vegetables
Second Edition
edited by Jerry A. Bartz and Jeffrey K. Brecht

Features of Postharvest Physiology and Pathology of Vegetables:

  • The only global treatment to focus exclusively on postharvest vegetable studies
  • Contains nearly 3000 references!

Contains new material on:

  • the effect of calcium nutrition and irrigation control on postharvest vegetable quality
  • changes in sensory quality such as color, texture, and flavor after harvest
  • how biotechnology is being used to improve postharvest quality...and more

Contents

Basic Postharvest Physiology of Vegetables

  • Respiration and Gas Exchange
  • Hormonal Changes During Postharvest
  • Chemical and Physical Changes in Membranes
  • Transpiration and Water Stress

Factors Affecting Postharvest Physiology

  • Preharvest Nutritional Factors Affecting Postharvest Physiology
  • Harvest and Handling Injury: Physiology, Biochemistry, and Detection
  • Storage Temperature
  • Atmosphere Modification
  • Physiological, Biochemical, and Molecular Aspects of Ethylene Biosynthesis and Action

Product Quality Changes During Handling and Storage

  • Color
  • Vegetable Texture: Measurement and Structural Implications
  • Vegetable Flavor and Changes During Postharvest Storage
  • The Physiological Roles of Vitamins in Vegetables
  • Soluble and Storage Carbohydrates

Technologies To Improve Postharvest Quality

  • Harvesting and Handling Techniques
  • Coatings and Other Supplemental Treatments to Maintain Vegetable Quality
  • Biotechnology: Potential for the Future

Biotic and Abiotic Factors Involved With Spoilage

  • Temperature Extremes
  • Fungi
  • The Influence of Bacteria
  • Microbial Control of Postharvest Disease and Spoilage
  • Sales of Vegetables for Fresh Market: The Requirement for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Sanitation
  • Mechanisms of Resistance of Fruits and Vegetables to Postharvest Diseases

Storage Characteristics of Different Categories of Vegetables

  • Leafy, Floral, and Succulent Vegetables
  • Underground Storage Organs
  • Mature Fruit Vegetables
  • Immature Fruit Vegetables
  • Fresh-Cut Vegetables

Index

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Postharvest Physiology and Pathology of Vegetables
Second Edition
edited by Jerry A. Bartz and Jeffrey K. Brecht

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