16. Papaya

  1. Muhammad Siddiq PhD
  1. Maria Gloria Lobo and
  2. Cristina Rodríguez Pastor

Published Online: 20 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118324097.ch16

Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Postharvest Physiology, Processing and Packaging

Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Postharvest Physiology, Processing and Packaging

How to Cite

Lobo, M. G. and Pastor, C. R. (2012) Papaya, in Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Postharvest Physiology, Processing and Packaging (ed M. Siddiq), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118324097.ch16

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Postharvest and Food Technology Laboratory of Tropical Fruits, Instituto Canario de Investigaciones Agrarias, La Laguna (Tenerife, Canary Islands), Spain

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:

  • papaya;
  • papaya, fresh/canned;
  • world production;
  • culinary/medicinal;
  • papaya, leading countries;
  • papaya plants;
  • papaya cultivars;
  • physiological;
  • SF papaya skin disorder;
  • quality/shelf life

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • World Distribution and Production

  • Significance in Human Health and Consumption Trends

  • Taxonomy and Morphology

  • Major Cultivars

  • Harvesting, Postharvest Handling, and Storage

  • Fresh-Cut Processing

  • Papaya Processing

  • Nutritional Profile and Health Benefits

  • Acknowledgments

  • References