Postharvest Decay: Control Strategies

Paperback | October 30, 2017

bySilvia Bautista-ba

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Written by a diverse group of research professionals, Postharvest Decay: Control Strategies is aimed at a wide audience, including researchers involved in the study of postharvest handling of agricultural commodities, and undergraduate and graduate students researching postharvest topics. Growers, managers, and operators working at packinghouses and storage, retail, and wholesale facilities can also benefit from this book. The information in this book covers a wide range of topics related to selected fungi, such as taxonomy, infection processes, economic importance, causes of infection, the influence of pre-harvest agronomic practices and the environment, the effect of handling operations, and the strategic controls for each host-pathogen, including traditional and non-traditional alternatives. Includes eleven postharvest fungi causing serious rots in numerous fruits and vegetables Offers selected microorganisms including pathogens of commercially important tropical, subtropical and temperate crops worldwide, such as tomatoes, pears, apples, peaches, citrus, banana, papaya, and mango, among others Presents content developed by recognized and experienced high-level scientists, working in the postharvest pathology area worldwide Provides basic information about each fungus, pre- and postharvest factors that contribute to infection and control measurements, including the use of chemicals and non-traditional methods

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Written by a diverse group of research professionals, Postharvest Decay: Control Strategies is aimed at a wide audience, including researchers involved in the study of postharvest handling of agricultural commodities, and undergraduate and graduate students researching postharvest topics. Growers, managers, and operators working at pac...

BSc. in Agronomy. Autonomous Metropolitan University. MSc. in Tropical Fruit Production. National School of Fruit Production. PhD in Plant Sciences. Massey University. Research interest in control of postharvest microorganisms in horticultural commodities and edible flowers by mean of sustainable alternatives.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:394 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Rhizopus stolonifer (soft rot)Silvia Bautista-Banos, Elsa Bosquez-Molina, and Laura L. Barrera-Necha

2. Penicillium digitatum, Penicillium italicum in citrus fruit (green mold, blue mold)Lluís Palou

3. Crown rot disease of bananasLudivine Lassois and Luc de Lapeyre de Bellaire

4. Botrytis cinerea (gray mold)Gianfranco Romanazzi and Erica Feliziani

5. Alternaria alternata (black rot, black spot)Rosalba Troncoso Rojas and Martin Ernesto Tiznado-Hernandez

6. Penicillium expansum (blue mold)Deena Errampalli

7. Monilinia fructicola, Monilinia laxa (Monilinia rot, brown rot)Camilla Martini and Marta Mari

8. Aspergillus sp.Maribel Plascencia-Jatomea, Maria Susana Yepiz Gomez, and John Martin Velez Haro

9. Thielaviopsis paradoxa, Thielaviopsis basicola (black rot, black root rot)Ilmi Ganga Namali Hewajulige and R.L.C. Wijesundera

10. Lasiodiplodia theobromae in citrus fruit (Diplodia stem-end rot)Jiuxu Zhang

11. Colletotrichum gloeosporioides (anthracnose)Yasmeen Siddiqui and Asgar Ali