25. Kiwifruit

  1. Muhammad Siddiq PhD
  1. Alaa El-Din Bekhit and
  2. Indrawati Oey

Published Online: 20 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118324097.ch25

Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Postharvest Physiology, Processing and Packaging

Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Postharvest Physiology, Processing and Packaging

How to Cite

Bekhit, A. E.-D. and Oey, I. (2012) Kiwifruit, in Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Postharvest Physiology, Processing and Packaging (ed M. Siddiq), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118324097.ch25

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Food Science, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

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:

  • kiwifruit;
  • kiwifruit, “kiwi”;
  • annual world kiwifruit production;
  • green-, yellow-, and red-fleshed;
  • leading kiwifruit countries;
  • kiwifruit climacteric;
  • postharvest losses;
  • postharvest defects;
  • edible coating, chitosan;
  • packaging parameters

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • World Production and Trade

  • Consumption Trends and Significance

  • Production, Varieties, and Harvesting

  • Postharvest Physiology and Storage Technologies

  • Minimally or Fresh-Cut Products

  • Processing and Processed Products

  • Indigenous Processed Products and By-Product Utilization

  • Nutritional Profile and Health Benefits

  • Summary

  • References