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By Ron B.H. Wills, John Golding

Advances in Postharvest Fruit and Vegetable Technology

examines how adjustments in group attitudes and linked pressures on are not easy adjustments within the approach expertise is used to lessen postharvest loss and preserve product caliber. specifically, the ebook discusses vital drivers for swap, including:

  • Using extra ordinary chemical compounds or actual remedies to switch man made chemicals
  • Increasing the potency of older, extra conventional tools together with more moderen biocontrol treatments
  • Leveraging quite a number biomolecular study instruments or "omics" to successfully assemble and investigate mass info at molecular, enzymic, and genetic levels
  • Using modelling structures to spot key adjustments and regulate issues for larger concentrating on of latest remedies and ideas to postharvest problems

The postharvest dealing with of clean vegatables and fruits performs a serious function in facilitating a continual offer of top of the range clean produce to the shopper. Many new applied sciences built and subtle lately proceed to make attainable an ever-expanding provide of clean items. This quantity examines a number of lately built applied sciences and platforms that might support the horticulture to develop into extra environmentally sustainable and economically aggressive, and to reduce postharvest caliber loss and generate items which are beautiful and applicable to consumers.

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Brown rot (Monilinia fructicola (G. ) Honey), gray mold (Botrytis cinerea), green mold (Penicillium digitatum), and sour rot (Geotrichum citriauranti). , 2011). In papaya, the effect of pre- and postharvest calcium has been studied by Madani et al. 5% and 2% calcium chloride significantly reduced anthracnose incidence and severity during five weeks of storage while Mahmud et al. 5% calcium chloride. Awang et al. (2011) further reported that postharvest dipping of dragonfruit in 1–4 g/L calcium chloride did not have significant effect on the incidence of anthracnose but the size of lesions was reduced with increasing calcium concentrations.

3 PHYSIOLOGICAL DISORDERS Physiological disorders involve the breakdown of plant tissue that is not directly caused by pests and diseases or by mechanical damage. , 2007). , 2007). 22 Advances in Postharvest Fruit and Vegetable Technology Bitter pit (BP) is a major problem for an apple industry, especially where growing conditions are dry. , 2010). In some recent studies, Benavides et al. (2001) showed that the greatest increase in calcium concentration in apples was achieved when calcium was sprayed six times at 15-day intervals, from 60 days after full bloom, while Lötze and Theron (2007) showed that application of foliar calcium during midseason (40 days after full bloom) was shown to be more effective in increasing fruit calcium and reducing BP than a later application.

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