November 23, 2017
by CRC Press
Reference - 28 Pages - 84 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498729918 - CAT# K26101
Series: Innovations in Postharvest Technology Series
Preserving quality, maintaining nutritional components, reducing storage losses, and alleviating chilling injury are the major challenges for the fresh produce industry. This book examines the shelf life, quality, physico-chemical and biochemical changes during the storage.
Nitric oxide in postharvest biology and technology of horticultural crops. Ozone in postharvest biology and technology of horticultural crops. Ultraviolet light treatment of fresh fruit and vegetable surface. MCP : 25 years of research. Methyle jasmonate treatments. Salicylic acid treatments. Oxalic acid treatments. Calcium treatments. Heat treatments. Precooling and refrigerated storage. A perspective on packaging of fruits and vegetables. Modified atmosphere packaging. Mathematical modelling of modified atmosphere packaging. Controlled atmosphere storage. Dynamic controlled atmosphere storage. Hypobaric and hyperbaric storage. Shrink wrapping technology.