India is one of the most important fruits and vegetables producing countries of the world. Diverse climatically zones make the country amply suitable for cultivation of almost all varieties of fruit sand vegetables-over 40 types of vegetables and 30 types of fruits.
Herein, post-harvest management technology offers promising option for increasing production of vegetables and fruits quantity-wise and also in maintaining quality of the products.
Post-harvest management involves all the activities that occur after production or harvesting of commodities, including procurement, removal of field heat, sorting, grading, packaging,storage, transportation, primary and secondary processing and marketing of agricultural products from farm-gate to distributors.
This book is an effort to document vast available knowledge on the various aspects of post-harvest management and processing,and it will prove worthy for teachers, students and extension workers for understanding post-harvest management and processing of fruits and vegetables.
This book Useful for Agriculture Students.
The main features of the book are as follows:
This book focuses on different practices of Integrated Farming System in and for scaling up the technology for community need.
It provides a detailed account of principles, challenges and opportunities in simpler yet compact manner for better understanding of the researchers and policy makers.