Handbook of Postharvest Technology: Cereals, Fruits, Vegetables, Tea, and Spices

1st Edition

Amalendu Chakraverty, Arun S. Mujumdar, Hosahalli S. Ramaswamy

CRC Press
Published January 22, 2003
Reference - 912 Pages
ISBN 9780824705145 - CAT# DK1765

USD$350.00

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Summary

The Handbook of Postharvest Technology presents methods in the manufacture and supply of grains, fruits, vegetables, and spices. It details the physiology, structure, composition, and characteristics of grains and crops. The text covers postharvest technology through processing, handling, drying and milling to storage, packaging, and distribution. Additionally, it examines cooling and preservation techniques used to maintain the quality and the decrease spoilage and withering of agricultural products.