Handbook of Postharvest Technology Cereals, Fruits, Vegetables, Tea, and Spices
Edited By Amalendu Chakraverty, Arun S. Mujumdar, Hosahalli S. Ramaswamy Copyright 2003
by CRC Press
The Handbook of Postharvest Technology presents methods in the manufacture and supply of grains, fruits, vegetables, and spices. It details the physiology, structure, composition, and characteristics of grains and crops. The text covers postharvest technology through processing, handling, drying and milling to storage, packaging, and distribution. Additionally, it examines cooling and preservation techniques used to maintain the quality and the decrease spoilage and withering of agricultural products.