Postharvest Biology and Technology of Tropical and Subtropical Fruits
- Elhadi Yahia, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro, Mexico
Volume 1 provides an overview of key factors associated with the postharvest quality of tropical and subtropical fruits. Two introductory chapters cover the economic importance of these crops and their nutritional benefits. Chapters reviewing the postharvest biology of tropical and subtropical fruits and the impact of preharvest conditions, harvest circumstances and postharvest technologies on quality follow. Further authors review microbiological safety, the control of decay and quarantine pests and the role of biotechnology in the improvement of produce of this type. Two chapters on the processing of tropical and subtropical fruit complete the volume.
With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Volume 1 of Postharvest biology and technology of tropical and subtropical fruits, along with the other volumes in the collection, will be an essential reference both for professionals involved in the postharvest handling and processing of tropical and subtropical fruits and for academics and researchers working in the area.
Professionals involved in the postharvest handling and processing of tropical and subtropical fruits and for academics and researchers working in the area.
- Published: September 2011
- Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
- ISBN: 978-1-84569-733-4
It is fair to say that this milestone publication could not have come at a better time., Food and Beverage Reporter