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Postharvest Ripening Physiology of Crops

1st Edition

Edited by Sunil Pareek

CRC Press

683 pages

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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

Table of Contents

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.

About the Editor

Dr. Sunil Pareek obtained his PhD in Horticulture (PHT) from Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner, India. He is an Associate Professor (PHT) in the Department of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM), Kundli, India. Dr. Pareek is principal or co-principal investigator on several fruit, tuber crop, processed products, and integrated farming projects. He has published extensively and is the recipient of the University Outstanding Services Award 2014, Outstanding Team Research Award 2014, Young Scientist Award 2012, HS Mehta Young Scientist Award 2012, JISL Fellowship 2014, and the Fellow Award of the Confederation of Horticultural Associations of India.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General