Food Preservation by Modified Atmospheres

Moshe Calderon, Rivka Barkai-Golan

May 29, 1990 by CRC Press
Reference - 416 Pages
ISBN 9780849365690 - CAT# 6569


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  • Hermetic storage of grain and seeds
  • Controlled/modified atmosphere storage
  • Preservation of grains, fruits and vegetables
  • Slowing the process of ripening
  • Summary

    This volume provides the reader with the updated state-of-the-art in the Modified Atmospheres field. It explains the Modified Atmospheres Method which is derived from the ancient Hermetic Storage Technique of keeping grain and seeds, which was practiced in Middle Eastern and other ancient cultures. This unique work covers all aspects of the field and reveals new important, useful information. This interesting publication is a valuable guidebook for all involved in postharvest agriculture, such as agronomists, horticulturists, extension officers and teachers at agricultural schools. It is also an important reference source for entomologists, postharvest fruit pathologists and physiologists, as well as agricultural engineers, food scientists, and food technologists.