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A Handbook on Post Harvest Management of Fruits and Vegetables

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ISBN: 9788170355328    Publisher: Daya Publishing House Year of publishing: 2012     Format:  Hardcover No of Pages: 147        Language: English
"A Handbook on Post Harvest Management of Fruits and Vegetables" deals with the scientific approach to post harvest management of fresh fruits and vegetables with the intention to minimize the post harvest...Read more
"A Handbook on Post Harvest Management of Fruits and Vegetables" deals with the scientific approach to post harvest management of fresh fruits and vegetables with the intention to minimize the post harvest losses. It is a compilation of informations on various aspects of post harvest technology in to a simple handbook. Separate chapters on the importance of harvesting indices of various fruits and vegetables, methods of harvesting, importance of washing and various techniques and types of machines used for washing are coverd in the earlier chapters with tables and pictures. Importance of packing fresh fruits and vegetables, its comparative merits and demerits of each material, pre-treatments of fruits and vegetables, different storage techniques and hazards during transportation are covered in the later chapters. This is a brief and valid handbook highly suitable for the students and research workers in the field of Horticulture, Agriculture and Food Science and Technology who are doing post harvest aspect of fruit and vegetables and also those who are engaged in fresh fruits and vegetable handling, packaging and marketing.
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About the author: John P. Jacob
Dr. P. Jacob John presently working as Professor and Head of the Department of Processing Technology, College of Horticulture, Kerala Agricultural University,... Read more
Dr. P. Jacob John presently working as Professor and Head of the Department of Processing Technology, College of Horticulture, Kerala Agricultural University, Vellanikkara, Thrissur, Kerala.
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