ISBN 9789381714638,Handling, Transportation And Storage Of Fruits And Vegetables - Volume 2

Handling, Transportation And Storage Of Fruits And Vegetables - Volume 2



Scientific International Pvt. Ltd.- Delhi

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9789381714638

ISBN-10 9381714630


Number of Pages 610 Pages
Language (English)


Fruits and Tree Nuts, 2nd Edition: Vol.2 This book has been written with the purpose of covering all biological and physical aspects of the post harvest 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 post harvest technology of fruits and vegetables. It expands, in comprehensive detail on technology relating to maturity determination, harvesting, packing post harvest treatments, controlled atmosphere storage, ripening and transportation. The book is in two volumes, Vol1 is concerned with vegetables and melons, and Vol. II deals with fruits and tree nuts. It converse handling of fruits and vegetables harvesting, microbial hazards in fruits and vegetables, transportation of fruits and vegetables, preservation of fruits and vegetables, drying fruits and vegetables, storage of fruits and vegetables, quality in fruits and vegetables, hygiene and sanitation, selling fruits and vegetables and preparation for the fresh market. With pertinent information on such a matter of great relevance and importance, this book would be useful for researchers and students in post harvest, technology, food science and technology, plant and agricultural science.