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Cover for Postharvest handling, storage and quality.

This chapter provides information on the various factors to consider during the harvesting and handling of pawpaw fruits, such as fruit maturity and visual and sensorial quality characteristics. The benefits of the use of coatings and wraps, optimum temperatures and various packing and storage...

Author(s)
Pauziah Muda; Chen Jung [Chen, J. N.]; Paull, R. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cold storage of carrots.

This chapter provides information on long-term storage, optimum storage conditions, storage facilities, storage life, plant pathogenic fungi, methods for storage improvement, and factors affecting storage quality of carrots.

Author(s)
McDonald, M. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cassava: postharvest quality and marketing.

This chapter focuses on the chemical composition and physiological disorders of freshly stored cassava roots and the efficacy of various storage methods and traditional and industrial processing techniques in ensuuring the quality of cassava roots. The establishment of some marketing and quality...

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Carica papaya</i> papaya.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological, physiological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of pawpaws (Carica papaya). The importance of developing various genetic...

Author(s)
Fitch, M. M. M.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 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

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