Modified and Controlled Atmospheres for the Storage, Transportation, and Packaging of Horticultural Commodities: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Modified and Controlled Atmospheres for the Storage, Transportation, and Packaging of Horticultural Commodities

1st Edition

Edited by Elhadi M. Yahia

CRC Press

608 pages

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Modified atmosphere (MA) and controlled atmosphere (CA) technologies have great potential in a wide range of applications. The increasingly global nature of food production and the increased emphasis on reducing chemical preservatives and pesticides have put the spotlight on these centuries-old technologies. Yet until now, there have been very few

Table of Contents

Introduction. Storage Technology and Applications. Transport Technology and Applications. Modified and Controlled Atmosphere Packaging Technology and Applications. Gas Exchange Modeling. Effects on Nutritional Quality. Effects on Flavor. Effects on Physiological Disorders. Effects on Decay. Microbial Safety of Modified Atmosphere Packaged Fresh-Cut Produce. Effects on Insects. Pome Fruits. Stone Fruits. Subtropical Fruits. Small Fruit and Berries. Tropical Fruits. Vegetables. Modified Atmosphere Packaging for Fresh-Cut Produce. Ornamentals and Cut Flowers. Dried Fruits and Tree Nuts. Economic Benefits of Controlled Atmosphere Storage and Modified Atmosphere Packaging. Biochemical and Molecular Aspects of Modified and Controlled Atmospheres. Future Research and Application Needs. Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC012000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science