Postharvest Ripening Physiology of Crops is a comprehensive interdisciplinary reference source for the various aspects of fruit ripening and postharvest behavior. It focuses on the postharvest physiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology of ripening and provides an overview of fruits and vegetables, including chapters on the postharvest quality
Ripening Physiology: An Overview. Postharvest Physiology of Fruits and Vegetables. Postharvest Quality of Ornamental Plants. Physiology and Molecular Biology of Flower Senescence. Respiratory Metabolism. Stomata and Postharvest Physiology. Water Loss from Harvested Horticultural Commodities. Lysophospholipids and Postharvest Quality of Fruits, Vegetables, and Cut Flowers. Fruit Skin Color and the Role of Pigments during Fruit Ripening. Molecular Regulation of Fruit Ripening. Advances in Ethylene Signal Transduction in Fruits and Vegetables. Internal Atmosphere of Fruits: Role and Significance in Ripening and Storability. Proteomics of Fruit Development and Ripening. Potato Tuber Dormancy and Postharvest Sprout Control. Calcium Deficiency Disorders in Plants. Fresh Fruit Aroma: An Integrative Overview for a Complex Flavor Trait. Flavor and Aroma Compounds of Some Exotic Tropical Fruits and Berries: Biosynthetic Pathways and Metabolism. Impact of Postharvest Technologies on the Flavor of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables.