Handbook On Post Harvest Management Of Fruits And Vegetables

Author:

P. Jacob John

Publisher:

ASTRAL INTERNATIONAL (P) LTD.

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Publisher

ASTRAL INTERNATIONAL (P) LTD.

Publication Year 2020
ISBN-13

9788170355328

ISBN-10 817035532X
Binding

Hardcover

Edition First
Number of Pages 156 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 24.3 X 16 X 1.5
Weight (grms) 458


This book deals with the scientific approach to post harvest management of fresh fruits and vegetables with the intention to minimize the post-harvest losses. It is a compilation of information on various aspects of post-harvest technology in to a simple handbook. Separate chapters on the importance of harvesting indices of various fruits and vegetables, methods of harvesting, importance of washing and various techniques and types of machines used for washing are covered in the earlier chapters with tables and pictures. Importance of packing fresh fruits and vegetables, its comparative merits and demerits of each material, pre-treatments of fruits and vegetables, different storage techniques and hazards during transportation are covered in the later chapters. This is a brief and valid handbook highly suitable for the students and research workers in the field of Horticulture, Agriculture and Food Science and Technology who are doing post-harvest aspect of fruit and vegetables and also those who are engaged in fresh fruits and vegetable handling, packaging and marketing.


P. Jacob John

Dr. P. Jacob John is Professor and Head, Department of Processing Technology, College of Horticulture, Kerala Agricultural University, Vellanikkara, Thrissur, Kerala. He has more than 30 years of experience in Teaching, Research and Extension activities.
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