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Author Thompson, A. K. (A. Keith), author.

Title Controlled atmosphere storage of fruit and vegetables / A. Keith Thompson, Robert K. Prange, Roger D. Bancroft, and Tongchai Puttongsiri
Edition Third edition
Published Oxfordshire, OX, UK ; Boston, MA, USA : CABI, [2018]
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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
Essential OilsAlginate; Salicylic Acid; Trehalose; Gum Arabic; Zein; Methyl Jasmonate; Gibberellins; Bacteria; Daminozide; 1-Methylcyclopropene; Legislation; Diseases; Apple; Apricot; Asian pear; Avocado; Banana; Blueberry; Breadfruit; Broccoli; Capsicum; Carambola; Sudachi (Citrus sudachi); Cucumber; Custard apple; Durian; Fig; Grape; Grapefruit; Guava; Kiwifruit; Lettuce; Lime; Litchi; Lotus; Mango; Melon; Onion; Papaya; Parsley; Peach; Pear; Persimmon; Pineapple; Plum; Potato; Sapodilla; Spinach; Strawberry; Tomato; Watercress; 8 CA Technology; Temperature Control; Humidity Control
Fruit RipeningInitiation 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; Irradiation; Hydrogen; Waxing and Polishing; Carboxymethyl Cellulose; Starch; Carrageenan; Chitosan
Gas Control EquipmentGenerating equipment; Oxygen control; Carbon dioxide control; Passive scrubbing; Active scrubbing; Nitrogen cylinders; CO 2 addition; Ethylene control; Absorption; Reaction; Ozone scrubbers; Catalytic converters; Plastic Tents and Membranes; Ripening Rooms; Design; Ethylene generators; Modelling; Safety; Ethylene; Oxygen; Carbon dioxide; Microorganisms; 9 Dynamic CA Storage; History of DCA; Phase 1: DCA using empirical data; Phase 2: DCA using product physiology; Respiratory Quotient; Safepod TM; Advanced Control of Respiration; Ethanol; Dynamic Control System
Methyl jasmonateDaminozide; 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
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Fruit -- Storage.
Protective atmospheres.
Vegetables -- Storage.
Controlled atmosphere storage.
Crop quality.
Fruit crops.
Fruit -- Storage.
Nutritive value.
Organoleptic traits.
Postharvest physiology.
Protective atmospheres.
Storage life.
Storage quality.
Vegetables -- Storage.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018039620
ISBN 1786393743