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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:

Chapter 1. High Hydrostatic Pressure as a Post Harvest Treatment;pp.1-17
(Manuel Vazquez,Gonzalo Velazquez,Jose A. Ramirez,University of Santiago de Compostela,Lugo,Spain and others)

Chapter 2. Ionizing Radiation as Quarantine Treatments in Fruits;pp. 19-30
(Edmundo Mercado Silva,Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro,Mexico)

Chapter 3. Postharvest Heat Treatments in Fruits;pp. 31-47
(M.E. Sosa-Morales,A.Lopez-Malo,H.S. Garcia,Universidad de las Americas Pueblo,Mexico and others)

Chapter 4. Postharvest Ultrasonic Treatment in Fruits;pp. 49-57
(Nanjing Research Institute for Agricultural Mechanization,Nanjing,P.R.China)

Chapter 5. Edible Coatings for Fresh and Minimally Processed Fruits and Vegetables;pp. 59-84
(C. Gonzalez-Martinez,M. Chafer,M. Vargas, L.Sanchez-Gonzalez,A. Chiralt,Instituto Universitario de Ingenieria de Alimentos para el Desarrollo,Universidad Politecnica de Valencia,Spain)

Chapter 6. PostHarvest Applications of 1-Methylcyclopropene in Fruit;pp. 85-100
(Domingos P.F. Almeida,University of Porto,Portugal)

Chapter 7. Nondestructive Measurement of Fruit Quality by NIR Spectroscopy;pp. 101-163
(Maria-Teresa Sanchez,Dolores Perez-Marin,College of Agricultural and Forestry Engineering, University of Cordoba,Spain and others)

Chapter 8. Color Changes in Fresh-Cut Fruits;pp. 165-177
(Edmundo Mercado Silva,Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro, Mexico)

Chapter 9. Factors Affecting Fruit Maturity;pp. 179-191
(Ram Asrey, Post Harvest Technology Division,Indian Agricultural Research Institute,New Delhi,India)

Chapter 10. Effect of Preharvest Factors on Postharvest Quality of Fruit;pp. 193-207
(Ram Asrey,Kalyan Barman,PostHarvest Technology Division, Indian Agricultural Research Institute,New Delhi,India)

Chapter 11. Modified Atmosphere Packaging of Fresh Fruit;pp. 209-222
(Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Samrala,Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana,India

Chapter 12. Impact of Ultraviolet Radiation on Phytochemicals and Microbial Quality of Fruits;pp. 223-239
(Rajeev Bhat,Ariffin Fazilah,Bhupinder Kaur,A.A. Karim, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang)

      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) 252pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-973-8
   Status: AV
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