Handling , Transportation And Storage Of Fruits And Vegetables Vol 1, Vegetables And Melons [Paperback]

ISBN: 9789381714621

Edition: 1st Edition

Author : A. Lloyd Ryall, Werner J. Lipton

Year: 2014

Pages: 587

Size: 23.1 x 15.2 x 2.8 cm

Publisher Name: Medtech

Rs. 1,095.00
Rs. 876.00

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. Vol. I is concerned with Vegetables and Melons, and Vol. II deals with Fruits and Tree Nuts. It covers 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 forthe 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. 

1.     Vegetables as Living Products-Respiration and Heat Production

2.     Harvesting Practices and Equipment

3.     Preparation for Market

4.     Shipping Containers

5.     Consumer Packages

6.     Commodity Requirements-Leafy Vegetables and Immature Flower Heads

7.     Commodity Requirements-Unripe Fruits and Miscellaneous

8.     Commodity Requirements-Ripe Fruits

9.     Commodity Requirements-Underground Structures

10.   Treatments Prior to Shipment or Storage

11.   Ventilated Storage

12.   Refrigerated Storage

13.   Transportation by Rail and Highway

14.   Transportation by Air and Sea

15.   Market Disorders, Physical Injuries and Diseases

16.   Physical Injuries, Market Disorders and Diseases of Leafy Vegetables and Immature Flower Heads

17.   Physical Injuries, Market Disorders and Diseases of Unripe Fruits and Miscellaneous Structures

18.   Physical Injuries, Market Disorders and Diseases of Ripe Fruits

19.   Physical Injuries, Market Disorders and Diseases of Underground Structures

20.   Protection During Wholesale and Retail Distribution

APPENDIX

GLOSSARY

INDEX

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