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Controlled atmosphere storage of fruit and vegetables, A.K. Thompson [and three others]

Summary
This new, full colour edition presents current research to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of controlled and modified atmosphere, hyperbaric and hypobaric storage of fresh fruits and vegetables. It includes 5 new chapters covering genetics and CA storage, dynamic CA storage, hyperbaric storage, hypobaric storage and fruit ripening
Table Of Contents
Intro -- Controlled Atmosphere Storage of Fruit and Vegetables, 3rd Edition -- Copyright -- Contents -- About the Authors -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Glossary -- Units of Measurement -- Pressure -- Volume -- Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- History of the Effects of Gases on Crops -- France -- USA -- UK -- Australia -- Brazil -- Canada -- China -- Holland -- Italy -- India -- Mexico -- New Zealand -- Poland -- South Africa -- South-east Asia -- Turkey -- West Indies -- 2 Harvest and Pre-harvest Factors -- Organic Production -- Fertilizers -- Climate and Weather -- Fungicides -- Water Relation -- Harvest Maturity -- Chemical Sprays -- Abscisic acid -- Methyl jasmonate -- Daminozide -- Gibberellins -- Aminoethoxyvinylglycine -- Lysophosphatidylethanolamine -- Ethylene -- Maleic hydrazide -- Naphthalene acetic acids -- 3 Effects and Interactions -- Carbon Dioxide and Oxygen Damage -- High Oxygen Storage -- Carbon Dioxide Shock Treatment -- Total Nitrogen or High Nitrogen Storage -- Ethylene -- Carbon Monoxide -- Temperature -- Humidity -- Delayed CA Storage -- Interrupted CA Storage -- Residual Effects of CA Storage -- 4 Quality -- Flavour -- Volatile Compounds -- Acidity -- Nutrition -- Ascorbic acid -- Chlorophyll -- Lycopene -- Phenolics -- 5 Physiology, Ripening and Genetics -- Respiration Rate -- Fruit Ripening -- Initiation of ripening -- Changes in fruit during ripening -- Controlled atmosphere storage on ripening -- Genetics -- Ethylene -- Carbon dioxide -- Oxygen -- Diseases -- 6 Pests, Diseases and Disorders -- Physiological Disorders -- Bitter pit -- Cell wall destruction -- Chilling injury -- Discoloration -- Internal breakdown -- Necrotic spots -- Superficial scald -- Vascular streaking -- White core -- Fungal Diseases -- Bacterial Diseases -- Insects -- 7 Pre-storage Treatments -- High Temperature -- Root crops -- Fruit
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
Third edition.
Physical Description
1 online resource (560 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781786393746

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