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Postharvest Technology of Fruit and Vegetables

Postharvest Technology of Fruit and Vegetables
 

This text examines the technology involved in getting fresh produce from the field to the consumer and provides a range of options from which the produce technologist can select.

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ISBN 9780582101630
Published 30 June 1995 by Longman
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Thompson, A. K.
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ISBN-13 9780582101630
ISBN-10 0582101638
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Longman
Imprint Longman Higher Education
Publication Date 30 June 1995
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Thompson, A. K.
Category Food & Beverage Technology
Crop Husbandry
Number of Pages 472
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Fruit - Postharvest technology, Vegetables - Postharvest technology, Postharvest technology
NBS Text Industrial Chemistry & Manufacturing
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 631.56
Catalogue Code Not specified

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This comprehensive guide covers the harvesting, handling, packaging, storage, ripening and transportation of fruit and vegetables ensuring they reach the retailer in the optimum condition with the minimum of loss and spoilage. It provides all the practical and technical information needed by the produce industry. The book considers marketing and transport through case studies taken from both the developed and the developing worlds; provides data on the storage life and recommended storage conditions for an extremely comprehensive range of fruits and vegetables, from root vegetables, to exotic tropical fruits; contains a full-colour banana ripening chart - information which is much sought after, but difficult to obtain.

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