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Author: Edited By Robert Shewfelt , The University of Georgia, Griffin Stanley Prussia , The University of Georgia, Griffin Steve Taylor , University of Nebraska, Lincoln, U.S.A.

ISBN13: 9780126399905

Publisher: Elsevier

Price: 69.95
Pages: 358
Edition: Hardbound
Publish date: December 1992

Postharvest Handling: A Systems Approach introduces a new concept in the handling of fresh fruits and vegetable. Traditional treatments have been either physiologically based with an emphasis on biological tissue or technologically based with an emphasis on storage and handling. This book integrates all processes from production practices through consumer consumption with an emphasis on understanding market forces and providing fresh product that meets consumer expectations. Postharvest physiologists and technologists across the disciplines of agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, food science and horticulture along with handlers of minially-processed products within the fresh produce fruit and vegetable processing industries will find this to be an invaluable source of information.