Handbook Of Fruit Science And Technology

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Overview

This work offers comprehensive, current coverage of preharvest and postharvest handling and production of fruits grown in tropical, subtropical and temperate regions throughout the world. It discusses over 60 major and minor crops, and details developments in fruit handling and disease control, storage practices, packaging for fruit protection, sizing equipment, conveyors, package fillers, refrigeration methods and more.

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A comprehensive reference on preharvest production and postharvest handling and processing of fruit crops grown throughout the world. It is directed mainly at providing access to technology innovations to improve availability of fruits by increasing their production and prevention of postharvest losses in developing as well as developed countries. Some 60 major and minor crops are considered, and for each the information provided covers botany (including cultivars and fruit development) production (including soil and climate, propagation, cultural practices, diseases and pests, and harvesting, handling, and maturity), composition, storage, and processing. Extensive references. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780824796433
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/1/1995
  • Series: Food Science and Technology Series
  • Pages: 632
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.38 (d)

Table of Contents

Grape; citrus; banana; apple; mango; pineapple; pear; plum; peach and nectarine; papaya; berries; apricot; avocado; annonaceous fruits; ber (jujube); cherry; fig; guava; lychee; passion fruit; pomegranate; olive; sapota (sapodilla); coconut; cashew; other nuts; minor fruits - subtropical, tropical; fruits in human nutrition.

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