1. Introduction and Overview

  1. Muhammad Siddiq PhD
  1. Adel Kader1 and
  2. Muhammad Siddiq PhD2

Published Online: 20 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118324097.ch1

Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Postharvest Physiology, Processing and Packaging

Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Postharvest Physiology, Processing and Packaging

How to Cite

Kader, A. and Siddiq, M. (2012) Introduction and Overview, in Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Postharvest Physiology, Processing and Packaging (ed M. Siddiq), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118324097.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis, California, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813811420

Online ISBN: 9781118324097

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Keywords:

  • innovative;
  • tropical;
  • FAO data;
  • subtropical/tropical fruits;
  • monumental;
  • citrus;
  • consumption;
  • postharvest;
  • biotechnology;
  • handling

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Trends in Production and Marketing

  • Trends in Consumption

  • Current Postharvest Technology, Research and Development Trends

  • Food Safety and Security (Defense)

  • Potential of Biotechnology to Improve Quality and Postharvest Shelf Life of Fruits

  • Postharvest Losses

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References