Eco-friendly Technology For Postharvest Produce Quality by Mohammed Wasim SiddiquiEco-friendly Technology For Postharvest Produce Quality by Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui

Eco-friendly Technology For Postharvest Produce Quality

byMohammed Wasim Siddiqui

Paperback | April 13, 2016

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Eco-Friendly Technology for Postharvest Produce Qualitypresents the scope of emerging eco-friendly technologies to maintain the postharvest quality of fresh produce in terms of safety and nutrition. The book covers an analysis of the alternative and traditional methodologies pointing out the significant advantage and limitations of each technique. It provides a standard reference work for the fresh produce industry in postharvest management to extend shelf life by ensuring safety first and then nutritional or sensory quality retention.

Fruits and vegetables are a huge portion of the food supply chain and are depended on globally for good health and nutrition. The supply of good food, however, greatly depends on good postharvest handling practices. Although substantial research has been carried out to preserve the quality of fresh horticultural produce, further research-especially on safety-is still required. This book provides foundational insights into current practices yielding best results for produce handling.



  • Includes appropriate approaches, technologies, and control parameters necessary to achieve shelf-life extension without compromising produce quality
  • Presents successful food safety methods between the time produce is harvested to consumption
  • Includes the latest information on preservation technologies using novel chemical methods, active packaging, and monitoring the effect of environmental stresses on quality and shelf life of agricultural produce
Dr. Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui is an Assistant Professor and Scientist in the Department of Food Science and Post-Harvest Technology, Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, India and author or co-author of 30 peer reviewed journal articles, 18 book chapters, and 18 conference papers. He has five books (four edited and one authored) books ...
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Title:Eco-friendly Technology For Postharvest Produce QualityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:324 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:April 13, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:012804313X

ISBN - 13:9780128043134

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: New Insights on Postharvest Ecophysiology of Fresh Horticultural Crops
Chapter 2: Advances in Controlled Atmosphere Storage of Fruits and Vegetables
Chapter 3: Recent Trends in Active Packaging in Fruits and Vegetables
Chapter 4: Advances in Modified Atmosphere Packaging of Fruits and Vegetables
Chapter 5: Recent Developments of 1-Methylciclopropene (1-MCP) Treatments on Fruit Quality Attributes
Chapter 6: Impact of Brassinosteroids on Postharvest Physiology of Fruits and Vegetables
Chapter 7: Polyamines as an Eco-friendly Postharvest Tool to Maintain Fruit Quality
Chapter 8: Impact of Salicylic Acid on Postharvest Physiology of Fruits and Vegetables
Chapter 9: Chitosan: Properties and Roles in Postharvest Quality Preservation of Horticultural Crops