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Postharvest Handling

Edited by Ibrahim Kahramanoglu

European University of Lefke, Cyprus

The world population has been increasing day by day, and demand for food is rising. Despite that, the natural resources are decreasing, and production of food is getting difficult. At the same time, about one-quarter of what is produced never reaches the consumers due to the postharvest losses. Therefore, it is of utmost importance to efficiently handle, store, and utilize produce to be able to feed the world, reduce the use of natural resources, and help to ensure sustainability. At this point, postharvest handling is becoming more important, which is the main determinant of the postharvest losses. Hence, the present book is intended to provide useful and scientific information about postharvest handling of different produce.

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Postharvest HandlingEdited by Ibrahim Kahramanoglu

Published: September 13th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/66538

ISBN: 978-953-51-3534-0

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3533-3

Copyright year: 2017

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1. Introductory Chapter: Postharvest Physiology and Technology of Horticultural Crops

By İbrahim Kahramanoğlu

438

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2. Fresh-Cut Fruit and Vegetables: Emerging Eco-friendly Techniques for Sanitation and Preserving Safety

By Francisco Artés-Hernández, Ginés Benito Martínez-Hernández, Encarna Aguayo, Perla A. Gómez and Francisco Artés

412

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3. Processing and Preservation of Fresh-Cut Fruit and Vegetable Products

By Afam I.O. Jideani, Tonna A. Anyasi, Godwin R.A. Mchau, Elohor O. Udoro and Oluwatoyin O. Onipe

856

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4. Effects of Size, Storage Duration, and Modified Atmosphere Packaging on Some Pomological Characteristics of Wonderful Pomegranate Cultivar

By Hatice Serdar and Serhat Usanmaz

315

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5. Modified Atmosphere Packaging: Design and Optimization Strategies for Fresh Produce

By Diego A. Castellanos and Aníbal O. Herrera

347

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6. Postharvest Handling of Berries

By Sandra Horvitz

339

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7. Optical Methods for Firmness Assessment of Fresh Produce: A Review

By Jason Sun, Rainer Künnemeyer and Andrew McGlone

282

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8. Cauterizer Technology Increases Cactus Pear Shelf Life

By Tebien Federico Hahn

335

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9. Postharvest Handling of Indigenous and Underutilized Fruits in Trinidad and Tobago

By Puran Bridgemohan and Wendy-Ann P. Isaac

306

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10. Post-Harvest Handling of Freshwater Crayfish: Techniques, Challenges and Opportunities

By Japo Jussila, Ravi Fotedar and Lennart Edsman

262

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