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Cover for Postharvest physiology, handling and storage.

This chapter discusses pineapple fruit development, physiology, harvesting and handling, including postharvest treatment, storage and grading. The postharvest changes in fruit quality, insect disinfestation by irradiation, disorders and malformations of pineapples are also described.

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Chen ChingCheng
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Postharvest handling, storage and quality.

This chapter provides information on the various factors to consider during the harvesting and handling of pawpaw fruits, such as fruit maturity and visual and sensorial quality characteristics. The benefits of the use of coatings and wraps, optimum temperatures and various packing and storage...

Author(s)
Pauziah Muda; Chen Jung [Chen, J. N.]; Paull, R. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Postharvest technology.

This chapter focuses on the losses acquired during postharvest handling, general characteristics, postharvest physiology, storage potential, postharvest handling, insect disinfestation, storage diseases, food safety and ripening of tropical fruits. The requirements for the postharvest handling of...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936723)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Annonas: soursop and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Rollinia</i>.

This chapter on soursop (Annona muricata) and Rollinia (R. mucosa) provides information on taxonomy, areas of origin and distribution, environmental requirements for cultivation (soil physical and chemical properties, rainfall, air temperature, light and photoperiod, and wind), morphology (flowers, ...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Breadfruit, jackfruit, chempedak and marang.

This chapter on breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis), jackfruit (A. heterophyllus), chempedak (A. integer) and marang (A. odoratissimus) covers the following: taxonomy, geographical distribution, environmental requirements for growth (climate, and soil chemical and physical properties), plant morphology ...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mangosteen.

This chapter on mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana) biology and production covers the following: taxonomy, geographical distribution, environmental requirements for cultivation (climate, and soil physical and chemical properties), plant morphology (whole plant, flowers and fruits) and development...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Passion fruit and giant passion fruit.

This chapter on passion fruits (Passiflora edulis and P. edulis f. flavicarpa) and giant passion fruit (P. quadrangularis) covers the following: taxonomy, areas of origin and distribution, environmental requirements for cultivation (climate, and soil chemical and physical properties), plant...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Other African fruit: tamarind, marula and ackee.

This chapter on tamarind (Tamarindus indica), marula (Sclerocarya birrea) and ackee (Blighia sapida) covers the following: taxonomy, area of origin and geographical distribution, environmental conditions for growth (soil chemical and physical properties, and climate), plant morphology (whole tree,...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Other tropical Asian and Pacific fruit.

This chapter on langsat and duku (Lansium domesticum), santol (Sandoricum koetjape), wax apple (Syzygium samarangense), pummelo (Citrus maxima) and ambarella (Spondias dulcis) covers the following: taxonomy, areas of origin and distribution, environmental conditions for cultivation (climate, and...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for American fruit.

This chapter on mamey sapote (Pouteria sapota), chiku or sapodilla (Manilkara zapota), pitaya or dragon fruit (Hylocereus sp.), acerola (Malpighia emarginata) and naranjilla (Solanum quitoense) from tropical America covers the following: taxonomy, areas of origin and distribution, environmental...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter