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Novel Postharvest Treatments of Fresh Produce

1st Edition

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Sunil Pareek
December 1, 2017

Consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables has increased dramatically in the last several decades. This increased consumption has put a greater burden on the fresh produce industry to provide fresher product quality, combined with a high level of food safety. Therefore, postharvest handling, storage...

Postharvest Physiological Disorders in Fruits and Vegetables

1st Edition

Sergio Tonetto de Freitas, Sunil Pareek
January 16, 2019

This book, chock full of color illustrations, addresses the main postharvest physiological disorders studied in fruits and vegetables. For a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, Postharvest Physiological Disorders in Fruits and Vegetables describes visual symptoms, triggering and inhibiting...

Postharvest Chilling Injury of Fresh Produce

1st Edition

Sunil Pareek, Suresh K. Malhotra
December 15, 2018

Most tropical and subtropical fruits, as well as some temperate crops, are sensitive to chilling injuries. These crops are injured after a period of exposure to chilling temperatures below 10 to 15°C but above their freezing points. In the last decade progress has been made in understanding the...

Postharvest Extension and Capacity Building for the Developing World

1st Edition

Majeed Mohammed, Vijay Yadav Tokala
December 11, 2018

It is estimated that around 1.3 billion tons per year of food produced for human consumption, which is about one-third of all food produced, is either lost or wasted globally. Reduction of the postharvest losses is being considered as one of the sustainable ways to ensure world food security....

Emerging Postharvest Treatment of Fruits and Vegetables

1st Edition

Kalyan Barman, Swati Sharma, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui
September 27, 2018

With the increasing need and demand for fresh fruits and vegetables, the field of postharvest science is continuously evolving. Endeavors are being made by scientists involved in postharvest research for maintenance of the quality and safety of fresh horticultural produce to enhance the postharvest...

Temperate Horticulture for Sustainable Development and Environment: Ecological Aspects

1st Edition

Larissa I. Weisfeld, Anatoly I. Opalko, Sarra A. Bekuzarova
September 21, 2018

Ecological and genetic control of plant resistance to unfavorable environmental influences is being carried out all over the world, and new varieties and hybrids of plants are being created, resulting in rich, new information and innovative new methods of cultivation. This new volume, Temperate...

Advances in Postharvest Fruit and Vegetable Technology

1st Edition

Ron B.H. Wills, John Golding
June 28, 2018

Advances in Postharvest Fruit and Vegetable Technology examines how changes in community attitudes and associated pressures on industry are demanding changes in the way technology is used to minimize postharvest loss and maintain product quality. In particular, the book discusses important drivers...

Advances in Postharvest Technologies of Vegetable Crops

1st Edition

Bijendra Singh, Sudhir Singh
May 25, 2018

This book presents a selection of innovative postharvest management practices for vegetables. It covers technologies in harvesting, handling, and storage of vegetables, including strategies for low-temperature storage of vegetables, active and smart packaging of vegetables, edible coatings,...

Innovative Packaging of Fruits and Vegetables: Strategies for Safety and Quality Maintenance

1st Edition

Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui, Mohammed Shafiur Rahman, Ali Abas Wani
May 24, 2018

This volume addresses the challenges of the short shelf life of fruits and vegetables. Innovative packaging technologies are the most promising strategies for overcoming these limitations. This book provides a host of sustainable packaging solutions that deliver protection, branding, consumer...

Plant Food By-Products: Industrial Relevance for Food Additives and Nutraceuticals

1st Edition

J. Fernando Ayala-Zavala, Gustavo González-Aguilar, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui
March 23, 2018

This volume takes an eco-friendly approach to examining the advantages of using plant food by-products as food additives and nutraceuticals, turning solid wastes into value-added items. The chapters, written by researchers and professionals working in the plant food industry, look at ways to make...

Technological Interventions in the Processing of Fruits and Vegetables

1st Edition

Rachna Sehrawat, Khursheed A. Khan, Megh R. Goyal, Prodyut K. Paul
March 22, 2018

Technological Interventions in Processing of Fruits and Vegetables presents a wide selection of the latest concepts in the fast-changing field of processing of fruits and vegetables (FAV). It provides key information on many new and different techniques used for processing of fruits and vegetables...

Novel Postharvest Treatments of Fresh Produce

1st Edition

Sunil Pareek
December 01, 2017

Consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables has increased dramatically in the last several decades. This increased consumption has put a greater burden on the fresh produce industry to provide fresher product quality, combined with a high level of food safety. Therefore, postharvest handling,...

Integrated View of Fruit and Vegetable Quality

1st Edition

Wojciech J Florkowski
November 29, 2017

This book focuses on quality of produce by addressing its various aspects. By applying a disciplinary perspective, we work toward an integrated view, placing papers in the broader context of the processes that are responsible for the supply of fresh produce. While a number of technical papers focus...

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