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Postharvest Treatment and Technology

Series: Production Practices and Quality Assessment of Food Crops Volume: 4

Edited By: Ramdane Dris and S Mohan Jain

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Feb 2004 | #144480 | ISBN: 1402017014
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This book has eleven chapters on: Application of Sensitive Trace Gas Detectors in Post-harvest Research; Radio Frequency Post-Harvest Quarantine and Phytosanitary Treatments to Control Insect Pest in Fruits and Nuts; Calcium, Polyamine and Gibberellin Treatments to Improve Postharvest Fruit Quality; Ionization of Fruits and Vegetables for Fresh Consumption - Effect on detoxication Enzymatic Systems and the Lipid Fraction. It also has chapters on: Treatments and Techniques to Minimise The Postharvest Losses of Perishable Food Crops; Strategies for the Regulation of Postharvest Fruit Softening by Changing Cell Wall Enzyme Activity; Posthavest Treatment of Fruits; Postharvest Treatments of Satsuma mandarin (Citrus unshiu Marc.) For the Improvement of Storage Life and Quality; Sprouting Radioinhibition: A Method to Extend the storage of Edible Garlic Bulbs; Postharvest Processing of Fruits and vegetables by Ionizing Radiation; Desinfestation of Fresh Horticultural commodities by Using Hot Forced Air With Controlled Atmospheres.


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