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Advances in Post-Harvest Treatments and Fruit Quality and Safety

Advances in Post-Harvest Treatments and Fruit Quality and Safety

Editors: Manuel Vázquez (University of Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Spain), José A. Ramírez de Leon (Universtiy Autonoma de Tamaulipas, Mexico)
Book Description: 
Nowadays there is a worldwide trend for a healthier style of life, which has led to a rising demand of convenient fresh “ready to eat” fruits. In order to achieve their fresh-like quality and safety requirements, the industry needs to implement improved strategies by combining innovative eco-friendly techniques, which are reviewed in this book. This book examines the state of the art and the last advances in post-harvest treatments and fruit quality and safety. (Imprint: Nova Press)

Table of Contents: 

Contributor List

1 - High hydrostatic pressure as a post-harvest treatment, pp. 1-17

2 - Ionizing radiation as quarantine treatments in fruits, pp. 19-30

3 - Post-harvest heat treatments in fruits, pp. 31-47

4 - Post-harvest ultrasonic treatment in fruits, pp. 49-57

5 - Edible coatings for fresh and minimally processed fruits and vegetables, pp. 59-84 

6 - Post-harvest applications of 1-methylcyclopropene in fruit, pp. 85-100

7 - Nondestructive measurement of fruit quality by NIR spectroscopy, pp. 101-163

8 - Color changes in fresh-cut fruits, pp. 165-177

9 - Factors affecting fruit maturity, pp. 179-191

10 - Effect of preharvest factors on post-harvest quality of fruit, pp. 193-207

11 - Modified atmosphere packaging of fresh fruit, pp. 209-222

12 - Impact of ultraviolet radiation on phytochemicals and microbial quality of fruits, pp. 223-239


      Advances in Food Safety and Food Microbiology (Series Editors: Dr. Anderson de Souza Sant'Ana and Dr. Bernadette D.G.M. Franco)
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-973-8




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