Chapter 6. Postharvest Treatments

  1. A. K. Thompson

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751060.ch6

Fruit and Vegetables: Harvesting, Handling and Storage

Fruit and Vegetables: Harvesting, Handling and Storage

How to Cite

Thompson, A. K. (ed) (2003) Postharvest Treatments, in Fruit and Vegetables: Harvesting, Handling and Storage, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470751060.ch6

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:

  • postharvest treatments of crops;
  • minerals;
  • astringency removal;
  • antioxidants;
  • sprout suppressants

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Minerals

  • Astringency removal

  • Antioxidants

  • Sprout suppressants

  • Fruit coating

  • Antiethylene

  • Salicylic acid

  • Curing

  • Hot water treatment

  • Vapour heat treatment

  • Degreening