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Harvest and Post-Harvest Technology of Fruit Crops

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Publisher Agrobios Publications
ISBN 9788177544985
Author: U Kumar And S Prasad
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Harvest and Post-Harvest Technology of Fruit Crops by U Kumar And S Prasad
Book Summary:

A variety of fresh fruit vegetable can be made available in plenty due to favourable agro-climatic situations. Hence there is no derth for raw material for processing. There is a need to have proper harvest and post harvest technologies for fruits like Mango, Pineapple, Grapes etc. and proper processing technologies for papaya, sapota, banana, jack, guava, aonla, carambola and other minor fruits. We also need proper handling, packaging, transportation and storage to reduces the post harvest losses of fruit vegetables. For every one percent reduction in loss will save 5 million tons of fruit per year. The technology has become a necessity to improve the food safety and strengthen nations food security. The technology will also help to boost export of agricultural commodities in the form of preserved and value added products.

Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for Fruit Science.
Table of Contents:


  1. The Fruit
  2. Fruit Set and Ripening
  3. Ethylene and Fruit Ripening
  4. Fruit Maturity Indices and Harvesting
  5. Post-Harvest Losses (PHLs)
  6. Postharvest Technology: A Science
  7. Initial Handling of Fruit Crops
  8. Precooling of Horticulture Produce
  9. Packaging of Horticulture Produce
  10. Postharvest and Storage Considerations
  11. Storage of Fruits
  1. Aonla
  2. Apple
  3. Apricot
  4. Avocado
  5. Bael (Bengal Quince)
  6. Banana and Plantain
  7. Ber
  8. Carambola
  9. Cherry
  10. Date Palm
  11. Durian
  12. Egg Fruit
  13. Fig
  14. Grape
  15. Guava
  16. Jackfruit
  17. Jamun
  18. Karonda
  19. Kiwi
  20. Limes and Lemons
  21. Litchi
  22. Loquat
  23. Macadamia
  24. Mandarin Orange
  25. Mango
  26. Mangosteen
  27. Olive
  28. Papaya
  29. Passion Fruit
  30. Peach
  31. Pear
  32. Pecan
  33. Phalsa
  34. Pineapple
  35. Plum
  36. Pomegranate
  37. Rambutan
  38. Sapota
  39. Strawberry

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