|Harvest and Post-Harvest Technology of Fruit Crops by U Kumar And S Prasad|
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:|
SECTION I: HARVEST AND POST HARVEST MANAGEMENT (GENERAL TECHNIQUES)