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Crop Post-Harvest: Science and Technology Volume 2: Durables

Edited By: Rick J Hodges and Graham Farrell


Hardback | Oct 2004 | #147864 | ISBN: 0632057246
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About this book

This major 3-volume work covers all aspects of factors affecting post-harvest quality of fruits, vegetables, cereals and other major crops. An editorial board, based at NRI Chatham will draw together a team of international authors providing the most comprehensive work published on the subject.

Section 1 - Cereals
Chap. 1 Rice
Part 1. Japan
Part 2 China
Part 3 Australia
Chap. 2 Maize
Part 1 USA
Part 2 East Africa
Part 3 Zimbabwe
Part 4 Argentina
Chap. 3 Wheat
Part 1 USA
Part 2 UK
Part 3 Australia
Chap. 4 Sorghum
Part 1 India
Part 2 Ethiopia
Part 3 Underground storage (R.A. Boxall)
Chap. 5 Malting barley UK
Section 2 - Grain legumes
Chap. 6 Common beans Bolivia
Chap. 7 Cowpea USA
Section 3 - Oilseeds
Chap. 8 Groundnuts
Part 1 USA
Part 2 Senegal
Chap. 9 Canola Canada
Chap. 10 Miscellaneous oilseeds Worldwide
Section 4 - Miscellaneous crops
Chap. 11 Copra Philippines
Chap. 12 Coffee Worldwide
Chap. 13 Cocoa Ghana
Chap. 14 Dried fish Africa
Chap. 15 Dried fruit/nuts USA


Grain storage: cereals; rice; maize; wheat; sorghum. Grain legumes: common beans; cowpea. Oilseeds: groundnuts; oilseed cake; copra. Miscellaneous crops; coffee; cocoa; dried fish.

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Dr Rick Hodges is Reader in Post--Harvest Entromology at the Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, U.K. and is Secretary of the Global Post--Harvest Forum (PhAction). Dr Graham Farrell is Director of Plant Clinic Limited, a U.K. based company, providing advice on plant health based on sustainable principles.

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