Postharvest Disinfection of Fruits and Vegetables
  • Release Date : 13 August 2018
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 322 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128126998
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Download or read book entitled Postharvest Disinfection of Fruits and Vegetables by author: Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui which was release on 13 August 2018 and published by Academic Press with total page 322 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Postharvest Disinfection of Fruits and Vegetables describes available technologies to reduce microbial infection for maintaining postharvest quality and safety. The book analyzes alternative and traditional methodologies and points out the significant advantages and limitations of each technique, thus facilitating both cost and time savings. This reference is for anyone in the fresh produce industry who is involved in postharvest handling and management. It discusses, in detail, the latest disinfection approaches, low-cost treatment strategies, management and protocols to control fresh produce qualities, diseases and insect infestation. Includes methods to reduce microbial contamination using chlorination, ozone, pulsed light, irradiation and plasma technology Provides practical applications of recently developed, natural anti-microbial agents for eco-friendly and sustainable solutions Explores various disinfection technologies for quality assurance and for the development of potential new technologies