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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 Pathology of Fresh Horticultural Produce

1st Edition

Lluís Palou, Joseph L. Smilanick
November 14, 2019

Optimal distribution of fresh horticultural products entails prolonging their freshness and nutritional quality as long as possible after harvest. A major limitation to their marketing is decay after harvest, which is caused primarily by fungal pathogens. Postharvest Pathology of Fresh...

Microbiology of Fruits and Vegetables

1st Edition

Gerald M. Sapers, James R. Gorny, Ahmed E. Yousef
October 07, 2019

Fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables have an excellent safety record. However, surveillance data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and recent foodborne illness outbreaks have demonstrated that the incidence of foodborne illnesses linked to the consumption of contaminated...

Fruit and Vegetable Quality: An Integrated View

1st Edition

Robert L. Shewfelt, Bernhard Bruckner
September 13, 2019

Improved quality requires integration across business functions and scientific disciplines. Based on this premise, Fruit and Vegetable Quality: An Integrated View presents 15 unique perspectives on achieving greater quality and guidance for a more integrated approach to postharvest handling and...

Drying and Roasting of Cocoa and Coffee

1st Edition

Ching Lik Hii, Flávio Meira Borém
July 12, 2019

This is the first practical book dedicated to the fundamental and application aspects of two major unit operations in cocoa and coffee processing, namely drying and roasting. The drying and roasting of cocoa and coffee beans play critical roles in governing the formation of flavor precursors in the...

Strawberries: Production, Postharvest Management and Protection

1st Edition

R M Sharma, Rakesh Yamdagni, A K Dubey, Vikramaditya Pandey
June 12, 2019

This book provides unparalleled integration of fundamentals and most advanced management to make this strawberry crop highly remunerative besides enhancing per capita availability of fruit even in the non-traditional regions of the world....

Processing of Fruits and Vegetables: From Farm to Fork

1st Edition

Khursheed Alam Khan, Megh R. Goyal, Abhimannyu A Kalne
May 14, 2019

This volume looks at new and established processing technologies for fruits and vegetables, taking into consideration the physical and biochemical properties of fruits and vegetables and their products, the challenges of the processing industry, the effect of processing on nutritional content,...

Whole Grains: Processing, Product Development, and Nutritional Aspects

1st Edition

Shabir Ahmad Mir, Annamalai Manickavasagan, Manzoor Ahmad Shah
March 13, 2019

Whole grains play an important role in healthy diets, due to their potential role in minimizing the risk factors for several diseases. Thus the need for a comprehensive work that addresses all aspects of whole grain technology including processing, product development and nutrition values. This...

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 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...

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