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Cover for Postharvest biology and handling of tomatoes.

This chapter focuses on the harvesting, packaging, ripening, temperature management and controlled and modified atmosphere storage for maintaining the postharvest quality of tomato fruits.

Author(s)
Saltveit, M. E.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641935)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pre- and postharvest management of fruit quality.

This chapter discusses the pre- and postharvest management of fruit quality of blueberries. The attributes and factors affecting fruit quality are defined, as well as the factors that influence the postharvest life of the fruit and the approaches used to extend fruit quality, with a focus on the...

Author(s)
Retamales, J. B.; Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647265)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Controlled atmosphere storage of fruit and vegetables.

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...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Harvest and pre-harvest factors.

This chapter focuses on the effect of various conditions and environment in which a crop is grown on its postharvest life. Factors that might affect optimum storage conditions, such as soil, climate and weather as well as the cultural conditions, are discussed. The influence of the harvesting...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects and interactions.

This chapter discusses the actual effects of variations in the levels of oxygen (O2) and carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere on crops depending on several factors, such as species, cultivar, concentration of gases in storage, temperature, stage of maturity of crop at harvest, degree of ripeness...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Quality.

This chapter focuses on the effects of controlled atmosphere storage on the flavour, nutritive value and sugar levels in various fruits and vegetables, such as apples, peaches, grapes, oranges and lettuces, among others.

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for CA technology.

This chapter focuses on the various factors that should be optimized and maintained to ensure the success of controlled atmosphere storage of fruits and vegetables. Current research and development of equipment and methods to provide more accurate the control of the atmosphere inside stores are...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dynamic CA storage.

This chapter focuses on the benefits of the use of dynamic controlled atmosphere storage by using ultra-low oxygen levels and monitoring these by measuring physiological responses (respiration rate, chlorophyll fluorescence and fermentation) of the stored crop and controlling the storage atmosphere ...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hyperbaric and high-oxygen storage.

This chapter focuses on the benefits associated with the use of hyperbaric storage (increasing the pressure in a sealed room or cabinet by increasing the partial pressure of oxygen) as a new preservation technique to greatly extend the storage life and storage quality of fruits and vegetables.

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter

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