8. Harvesting, Handling, and Storage

  1. Donald N. Maynard1 and
  2. George J. Hochmuth2

Published Online: 27 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470121474.ch8

Knott's Handbook for Vegetable Growers, Fifth Edition

Knott's Handbook for Vegetable Growers, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Maynard, D. N. and Hochmuth, G. J. (2006) Harvesting, Handling, and Storage, in Knott's Handbook for Vegetable Growers, Fifth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470121474.ch8

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Florida, Wimauma, Florida, USA

  2. 2

    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 SEP 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471738282

Online ISBN: 9780470121474

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Keywords:

  • harvesting, handling, and storage;
  • traceability in produce industry;
  • food safety in vegetable production;
  • predicting harvest dates and yields;
  • minimally processed vegetables and vegetable marketing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Food Safety

  • General Postharvest Handling Procedures

  • Predicting Harvest Dates and Yields

  • Cooling Vegetables

  • Vegetable Storage

  • Chilling and Ethylene Injury

  • Postharvest Diseases

  • Vegetable Quality

  • U.S. Standards for Vegetables

  • Minimally Processed Vegetables

  • Containers for Vegetables

  • Vegetable Marketing