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Series Title
Principles and Practice
Call Number
669.952 GOL c
Publisher Blackwell Science : Victoria, Australia.,
Collation
568 p
Language
English
ISBN/ISSN
0-632-05723-8
Classification
669.952
Content Type
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Media Type
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Carrier Type
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Edition
Volume 1
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World-wide losses of crops, post-harvest, thourgh microbial action, pest, diseases and other types of spoilage amount to millions of tons every year. This essential handbook is the first in a three-volume series which covers all factors affecting post-harvest quality of all major fruits, vegetables, cereals and other crpos. complied by members of the world-renowned natural research institute at the university of Greenwich. Chatham, UK, the comprehensive contents of this landmark publication encourage interaction between each sector of the agricultural community in order to improve food security, food safety and food quality in today's global atmosphere. Through the carefully complied and edited chapters, internationally respected authors discuss ways to improve harvest yield and quality, drawaing on their many years'practical experience and latest research findings, applications and methodologies. subjects covered include : an introduction to the systems used in post-harvest agricultural processes, physical and biological factors affecting post-harvest commodities, stroge issues, pest management, food processing and preservation, food systems, the latest research and assimilation of this work, and current trade and international agreements. An invaluable glossary showing important pest, pathogens and plants is also included. Crops post-harvest : science and technology volume 1: principles and practice is a must have reference book which offers the reader an overview of the globalitation of post-harvest science, technology, economics, and the development of the storage and handling of perishable and durable products. Volume 2 and 3 will go on the explore durables and perishables individually in more details, with many case studies taken from around the globe.
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