Novel Postharvest Treatments of Fresh Produce

Sunil Pareek

November 23, 2017 Forthcoming by CRC Press
Reference - 28 Pages - 84 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498729918 - CAT# K26101
Series: Innovations in Postharvest Technology Series


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  • Focuses on maintaining the quality of fresh produce under storage
  • Covers cutting edge technologies for postharvest treatments such as nitric oxide, ozone, 1-MCP, UV light, salicylic acids, methyl jasmonates, and their physiology, biology, and applied aspects related to horticultural produce
  • Provides insight into the latest developments in storage technologies e.g., hyperbaric and hypobaric storage, controlled and dynamic controlled atmosphere storage
  • Discusses the latest packaging technologies, particularly modified atmosphere packaging and controlled atmosphere packaging of produce


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.