This book discusses the agronomic factors affecting the quality of major fruits grown in North America, as well as the storage and processing of these crops. Quality factors discussed include appearance, texture, flavor, and nutritional quality. Fruits covered include oranges, grapefruit, lemons, grapes, apples, peaches, nectarines, plums, strawberries, pears, and cherries. Quality and Preservation of Fruits is a detailed reference resource for researchers and teachers in horticulture and food science.

chapter 1|15 pages

* Oranges

chapter 2|12 pages

* The Lemon

chapter 3|15 pages

*The Grapefruit

chapter 4|21 pages

The Apple

chapter 5|30 pages

The Pear

chapter 7|43 pages

The Grape

chapter 8|12 pages

The Cherry

chapter 9|26 pages

The Strawberry