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Postharvest : an introduction to the physiology & handling of fruit, vegetables & ornamentals

Author: R B H Wills
Publisher: Sydney, Australia : UNSW Press ; Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; New York : Cab International, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Deals with methods for the conservation of fruit, vegetables and ornamentals during the stage that occurs between harvesting and purchase by the final consumer. This text has been expanded to include  Read more...

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Postharvest.
Sydney, Australia : UNSW Press ; Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; New York : Cab International, 1998
(OCoLC)735396383
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R B H Wills
ISBN: 0868405604 9780868405605 0851992641 9780851992648
OCLC Number: 38879409
Description: x, 262 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: Structure and composition; physiology and biochemistry; effects of temperature; effects of water loss and humidity; technology of storage; storage atmosphere; physiological disorders; pathology; evaluation and management of quality; preparation for market; packaging; commodity recommendations.
Responsibility: Ron Wills [and others].
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"This book provides an excellent overview of postharvest physiology and handling of horticulture crops. The 4th edition has been expanded to include ornamentals (cut flowers and foliage) and updated Read more...

 
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