Handbook of Postharvest Technology: Cereals, Fruits, Vegetables, Tea, and Spices, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Handbook of Postharvest Technology

Cereals, Fruits, Vegetables, Tea, and Spices, 1st Edition

Edited by Amalendu Chakraverty, Arun S. Mujumdar, Hosahalli S. Ramaswamy

CRC Press

912 pages

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Hardback: 9780824705145
pub: 2003-01-22
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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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General
TEC012000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science