12. Longan and Carambola

  1. Muhammad Siddiq PhD
  1. Sasitorn Tongchitpakdee

Published Online: 20 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118324097.ch12

Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Postharvest Physiology, Processing and Packaging

Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Postharvest Physiology, Processing and Packaging

How to Cite

Tongchitpakdee, S. (2012) Longan and Carambola, in Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Postharvest Physiology, Processing and Packaging (ed M. Siddiq), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118324097.ch12

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Food Science and Technology, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand

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:

  • longan/carambola;
  • longan of Sapindaceae;
  • Thailand's ‘Daw,’ ‘Biew Khiew’;
  • longan's origins;
  • longan, nonclimacteric fruits;
  • longan flowering/harvesting;
  • chilling injury;
  • postharvest technologies;
  • longan significance;
  • Carambolas

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Longan Fruit

  • Introduction

  • Varieties, Production, and Harvesting

  • Consumption Trends, Significance in Human Health

  • Postharvest Physiology and Storage Technologies

  • Minimally or Fresh-Cut Products

  • Processing and Processed Products

  • Nutritional Profile and Health Benefits

  • Carambola Fruit

  • Introduction

  • Origin and Major Production Areas/Countries

  • Varieties, Production, and Harvesting

  • Consumption Trends, Significance in Human Health

  • Postharvest Physiology and Storage Technologies

  • Minimally or Fresh-Cut Products

  • Processing and Processed Products

  • Nutritional Profile and Health Benefits

  • Summary

  • References