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Handbook of Fruit Science and Technology: Production, Composition, Storage, and Processing

Series: Food Science and Technology Series Volume: 70

Edited By: D K Salunkhe and S S Kadam

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #58000 | ISBN: 0824796438
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This work offers comprehensive, current coverage of preharvest and postharvest handling and production of fruits grown in tropical, subtropical and temperate regions throughout the world. It discusses over 60 major and minor crops, and details developments in fruit handling and disease control, storage practices, packaging for fruit protection, sizing equipment, conveyors, package fillers, refrigeration methods and more.


Grape; citrus; banana; apple; mango; pineapple; pear; plum; peach and nectarine; papaya; berries; apricot; avocado; annonaceous fruits; ber (jujube); cherry; fig; guava; lychee; passion fruit; pomegranate; olive; sapota (sapodilla); coconut; cashew;other nuts; minor fruits - subtropical, tropical; fruits in human nutrition.

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