Chapter 1. Preharvest Factors on Postharvest Life

  1. A. K. Thompson

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751060.ch1

Fruit and Vegetables: Harvesting, Handling and Storage

Fruit and Vegetables: Harvesting, Handling and Storage

How to Cite

Thompson, A. K. (ed) (2003) Preharvest Factors on Postharvest Life, in Fruit and Vegetables: Harvesting, Handling and Storage, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470751060.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 15 OCT 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106191

Online ISBN: 9780470751060

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Keywords:

  • crop quality at harvest;
  • postharvest life of crops;
  • nutrients;
  • nitrogen fertilizers;
  • effects of phosphate fertilizers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Nutrients

  • Organic production

  • Rootstock

  • Light

  • Day length

  • Temperature

  • Water relations

  • Tree age

  • Flowering time

  • Harvest time

  • Preharvest infection

  • Chemical treatments