1st Edition

Handbook of Fruit Science and Technology
Production, Composition, Storage, and Processing




ISBN 9780824796433
Published August 18, 1995 by CRC Press
632 Pages

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Book Description

This work offers comprehensive, current coverage of preharvest and postharvest handling and production of fruits grown in tropical, subtropical and temperate regions throughout the world. It discusses over 60 major and minor crops, and details developments in fruit handling and disease control, storage practices, packaging for fruit protection, sizing equipment, conveyors, package fillers, refrigeration methods and more.

Table of Contents

Grape; citrus; banana; apple; mango; pineapple; pear; plum; peach and nectarine; papaya; berries; apricot; avocado; annonaceous fruits; ber (jujube); cherry; fig; guava; lychee; passion fruit; pomegranate; olive; sapota (sapodilla); coconut; cashew; other nuts; minor fruits - subtropical, tropical; fruits in human nutrition.

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