Emerging Technologies for Shelf-Life Enhancement of Fruits

1st Edition

Basharat Nabi Dar, Shabir Ahmad Mir

Apple Academic Press
December 15, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 441 Pages - 5 Color & 44 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781771888028 - CAT# K419271
Series: Postharvest Biology and Technology

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Summary

Focusing on new technological interventions involved in the postharvest management of fruits, this volume looks at the research on new and emerging techniques to maintain the quality of fruits from farm to table. The volume looks at the factors that contribute to shortening shelf life and innovative solutions to maintaining quality while increasing the length of time fruit remains fresh, nutritious, and edible.

The volume considers the different needs of the diversity of fruits and covers variety of important topics, including

  • factors affecting the postharvest quality of fruits
  • microbial spoilage
  • decontamination of fruits by non-thermal technologies
  • new kinds of packaging and edible coatings
  • ozone as shelf-life extender of fruits

Emerging Technologies for Shelf-Life Enhancement of Fruits considers the fundamental issues and will be an important reference on shelf-life extension of fruits. Highlighting the trends in future research and development, it will provide food technologists, food engineers, and food industry professionals with new insight for prolonging the shelf life of fruits.

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