Fruit and Vegetables: Harvesting, Handling and Storage / Edition 2

Fruit and Vegetables: Harvesting, Handling and Storage / Edition 2

by Keith Thompson
     
 

Fruits and vegetables, 2nd edition is essential reading for fruit and vegetable technologists, food scientists and food technologists, agricultural scientists, commercial growers, shippers and warehousing operatives and personnel within packaging companies. Researchers and upper level students in food science, food technology, plant and agricultural sciences will find… See more details below

Overview

Fruits and vegetables, 2nd edition is essential reading for fruit and vegetable technologists, food scientists and food technologists, agricultural scientists, commercial growers, shippers and warehousing operatives and personnel within packaging companies. Researchers and upper level students in food science, food technology, plant and agricultural sciences will find a great deal of use within this landmark book. All libraries in research establishments and universities where these subjects are studied and taught should have copies readily available for users.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405106191
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.12(d)

Meet the Author

Anthony Keith Thompson is Professor of Horticulture at Hamelmalo Agricultural College in Keren, Eritrea. Previously he had been Professor of Postharvest Technology, Cranfield University, UK; Team Leader, EU project at the Windward Islands Banana Development and Exporting Company; Principal Scientific Officer, Tropical Products Institute, London; Team Leader and Expert for the UN Food and Agriculture Organization in the Sudan and Korea; Advisor to the Colombian Government in postharvest technology of fruit and vegetables; Research Fellow in Crop Science, University of the West Indies, Trinidad; Research Assistant, University of Leeds, UK. Also as a consultant and advisor in many countries for many international, government and private organizations.

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

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.

Appendices.

References.

Index.

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