Postharvest Disinfection of Fruits and Vegetables

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

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  • Author : Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 322 pages
  • ISBN : 012812699X
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Postharvest Disinfection of Fruits and Vegetables

Postharvest Disinfection of Fruits and Vegetables
  • Author : Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 13 August 2018
GET THIS BOOKPostharvest Disinfection of Fruits and Vegetables

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

The Future of Pharmaceutical Product Development and Research

The Future of Pharmaceutical Product Development and Research
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 02 September 2020
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The Future of Pharmaceutical Product Development and Research examines the latest developments in the pharmaceutical sciences, also highlighting key developments, research and future opportunities. Written by experts in the field, this volume in the Advances in Pharmaceutical Product Development and Research series deepens our understanding of the product development phase of drug discovery and drug development. Each chapter covers fundamental principles, advanced methodologies and technologies employed by pharmaceutical scientists, researchers and the pharmaceutical industry. The book focuses on excipients, radiopharmaceuticals,

Bio-management of Postharvest Diseases and Mycotoxigenic Fungi

Bio-management of Postharvest Diseases and Mycotoxigenic Fungi
  • Author : Neeta Sharma,Avantina S Bhandari
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 September 2020
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There is an ever-increasing demand for more food but one of the stumbling blocks to achieving this goal is quality and quantity losses due to various pests and pathogens and the mycotoxins synthesized by these harmful biotic entities. Thus far, strategies employed to manage these post-harvest diseases and mycotoxins decontamination include established physical, cultural, and chemical methods. Recently, the application of chemicals to reduce decay and deterioration caused by various pathogens has been impeded as these hazardous chemicals contaminate the

Postharvest Handling

Postharvest Handling
  • Author : Ibrahim Kahramanoglu
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 13 September 2017
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The world population has been increasing day by day, and demand for food is rising. Despite that, the natural resources are decreasing, and production of food is getting difficult. At the same time, about one-quarter of what is produced never reaches the consumers due to the postharvest losses. Therefore, it is of utmost importance to efficiently handle, store, and utilize produce to be able to feed the world, reduce the use of natural resources, and help to ensure sustainability. At

Preharvest Modulation of Postharvest Fruit and Vegetable Quality

Preharvest Modulation of Postharvest Fruit and Vegetable Quality
  • Author : Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 14 July 2017
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Preharvest Modulation of Postharvest Fruit and Vegetable Quality is the first book to focus on the potential yield quality, quantity and safety benefits of intervention during growth. Of the many factors responsible for overall quality of produce, about 70 percent comes from pre-harvest conditions. Written by an international team of experts, this book presents the key opportunities and challenges of pre-harvest interventions. From selecting the most appropriate growing scenario, to treating plants during the maturation process, to evaluating for quality factors

Postharvest Diseases of Fruits and Vegetables

Postharvest Diseases of Fruits and Vegetables
  • Author : R. Barkai-Golan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 07 June 2001
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Focusing on the great variety of research being done in the field of postharvest pathology, this volume presents a collection of topics concerning the diseases of harvested fruits and vegetables. Each chapter represents a separate unit which taken together create a better understanding of the whole subject. Topics include the causal agents of postharvest diseases of fruits and vegetables, their sources and their ways of penetration into the host; factors that may accelerate the development of the pathogen in the

Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables

Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables
  • Author : Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 10 November 2019
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Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables: Technologies and Mechanisms for Safety Control covers conventional and emerging technologies in one single source to help industry professionals maintain and enhance nutritional and sensorial quality of fresh-cut fruits and vegetables from a quality and safety perspective. The book provides available literature on different approaches used in fresh-cut processing to ensure safety and quality. It discusses techniques with the aim of preserving quality and safety in sometimes unpredictable environments. Sanitizers, antioxidants, texturizers, natural additives, fortificants, probiotics,

Advances in Postharvest Pathology of Fruits and Vegetables

Advances in Postharvest Pathology of Fruits and Vegetables
  • Author : Boqiang Li,Chao-an Long,Hongyin Zhang,Nengguo Tao
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release : 03 January 2020
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Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. However, one third of fruit and vegetables are lost after harvest every year. Most losses are caused by pathogen (mostly fungi) infections, which lead to postharvest decay. In addition, some postharvest fungal pathogens can produce toxic secondary metabolites (i.e. mycotoxins) during their infecting periods. Mycotoxin contamination may cause serious food safety issues. At present, the use of synthetic fungicides is still the main means to control postharvest diseases.

Postharvest Management Approaches for Maintaining Quality of Fresh Produce

Postharvest Management Approaches for Maintaining Quality of Fresh Produce
  • Author : Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui,Jesus Fernando Ayala Zavala,Cheng-An (Andy) Hwang
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 24 February 2016
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The volume presents existing and novel management approaches that are in use or have a great potential to be used to maintain the postharvest quality of fresh produce in terms of microbiological safety, nutrition, and sensory quality. In comparison to traditional synthetic chemicals, these eco-friendly molecules are equally effective with respect to slowing the physiological and biochemical changes in harvested produce. Application of terpenic compounds, phenolic compounds, salicylic acid, methyl jasmonates, hydrogen peroxide, ethanol, sulphur compounds, polyamines, plant growth regulators,

The Produce Contamination Problem

The Produce Contamination Problem
  • Author : Karl R. Matthews,Gerald M. Sapers,Charles P. Gerba
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 February 2014
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Understanding the causes and contributing factors leading to outbreaks of food-borne illness associated with contamination of fresh produce is a worldwide challenge for everyone from the growers of fresh-cut produce through the entire production and delivery process. The premise of The Produce Contamination Problem is that when human pathogen contamination of fresh produce occurs, it is extremely difficult to reduce pathogen levels sufficiently to assure microbiological safety with the currently available technologies. A wiser strategy would be to avoid crop

Fruit and Vegetable Diseases

Fruit and Vegetable Diseases
  • Author : K.G. Mukerji
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 30 April 2004
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During the past twentieth century, plant pathology has witnessed a dramatic advancement in management of plant diseases through in-depth investigations of host parasite interactions, integration of new concepts, principles and approaches. Our effort in brining out this book is to compile the achievements of modern times with regards to disease management of fruits which otherwise is widely dispersed in various scientific journals, books and government reports and to develop future strategies for the millennium. The chapters on individual crops are

Improving the Safety of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables

Improving the Safety of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables
  • Author : Wim Jongen
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 19 September 2005
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With fresh produce identified as a significant source of contaminants, Improving the Safety of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables reviews research on identifying and controlling hazards and its implications for food processors. Addressing major hazards, including pathogens and pesticide residues, the text discusses ways of controlling these hazards through techniques such as HACCP and risk assessment. It analyzes the range of decontamination and preservation processes, from alternatives to hypochlorite washing systems and ozone decontamination to good practice in storage and transport.