24. Figs

  1. Muhammad Siddiq PhD
  1. A. Aytekin Polat1 and
  2. Muhammad Siddiq PhD2

Published Online: 20 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118324097.ch24

Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Postharvest Physiology, Processing and Packaging

Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Postharvest Physiology, Processing and Packaging

How to Cite

Polat, A. A. and Siddiq, M. (2012) Figs, in Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Postharvest Physiology, Processing and Packaging (ed M. Siddiq), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118324097.ch24

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, Mustafa Kemal University, Antakya, Hatay, Turkey

  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:

  • figs;
  • fig (Ficus carica L.);
  • leading fig producing countries;
  • phenotypic variability;
  • California's ‘Calimyrna,’ ‘Adriatic’;
  • fresh figs picked soft;
  • ethylene as ethephon;
  • postharvest behavior;
  • fig fruit-growing conditions;
  • nutritional profile

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • World Production and Trade

  • Production, Cultivars, and Harvest

  • Postharvest Physiology and Storage

  • Fig Processing and Processed Products

  • Nutritional Profile

  • Summary

  • References