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Controlled atmosphere storage of fruit and vegetables.

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This book contains 14 chapters focusing on the usefulness of controlled atmosphere (CA) storage in the reduction of postharvest losses and maintenance of the nutritive value and organoleptic characteristics of various fruits and vegetables and extend their season of availability by making good eating quality fruits and vegetables available for extended periods at reasonable costs. The efficacy and...

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Chapter 5 (Page no: 50)

Physiology, ripening and genetics.

This chapter provides information on the effects of controlled atmosphere storage on the respiration rate and ripening of various fruits and vegetables. The effects of the changes in gene expression of crops during storage as well as their response to their environment on their postharvest responses are also discussed.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Thompson, A. K. Prange, R. K. Bancroft, R. D. Puttongsiri, T.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 14) Harvest and pre-harvest factors. Author(s): Thompson, A. K. Prange, R. K. Bancroft, R. D. Puttongsiri, T.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 25) Effects and interactions. Author(s): Thompson, A. K. Prange, R. K. Bancroft, R. D. Puttongsiri, T.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 40) Quality. Author(s): Thompson, A. K. Prange, R. K. Bancroft, R. D. Puttongsiri, T.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 64) Pests, diseases and disorders. Author(s): Thompson, A. K. Prange, R. K. Bancroft, R. D. Puttongsiri, T.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 75) Pre-storage treatments. Author(s): Thompson, A. K. Prange, R. K. Bancroft, R. D. Puttongsiri, T.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 103) CA technology. Author(s): Thompson, A. K. Prange, R. K. Bancroft, R. D. Puttongsiri, T.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 125) Dynamic CA storage. Author(s): Thompson, A. K. Prange, R. K. Bancroft, R. D. Puttongsiri, T.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 143) Hyperbaric and high-oxygen storage. Author(s): Thompson, A. K. Prange, R. K. Bancroft, R. D. Puttongsiri, T.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 153) Hypobaric and low-oxygen storage. Author(s): Thompson, A. K. Prange, R. K. Bancroft, R. D. Puttongsiri, T.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 178) Recommended CA conditions. Author(s): Thompson, A. K. Prange, R. K. Bancroft, R. D. Puttongsiri, T.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 251) Transport. Author(s): Thompson, A. K. Prange, R. K. Bancroft, R. D. Puttongsiri, T.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 274) MA packaging. Author(s): Thompson, A. K. Prange, R. K. Bancroft, R. D. Puttongsiri, T.