This book presents several pre- and postharvest strategies that have been developed to modify these physiological activities, resulting in increased shelf life. The book also discusses the best technologies that positively influence quality attributes of the produce, including senescenal changes and, afterwards, the consumers’ decision to purchase the product in the marketplace. With contributions from experts with experience in both developed and developing regions, the book includes chapters covering thorough discussions on postharvest management strategies of fresh horticultural commodities.

chapter 1|68 pages

Recent Advances in Postharvest Cooling of Horticultural Produce

ByAtef M. Elansari, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui

chapter 2|22 pages

Postharvest Handling and Storage of Root and Tubers

ByMunir Abba Dandago

chapter 3|60 pages

Postharvest Management of Commercial Flowers

BySunil Kumar, Kalyan Barman, Swati Sharma

chapter 4|28 pages

Postharvest Management and Processing Technology of Mushrooms

ByM. K. Yadav, Santosh Kumar, Ram Chandra, S. K. Biswas, P. K. Dhakad, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui

chapter 5|52 pages

Gibberellins: The Roles in Pre- and Postharvest Quality of Horticultural Produce

ByVenkata Satish Kuchi, J. Kabir, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui

chapter 6|34 pages

Advances in Packaging of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

ByAlemwati Pongener, B. V. C. Mahajan

chapter 7|26 pages

Fresh-Cut Produce: Advances in Preserving Quality and Ensuring Safety

ByOvais Shafiq Qadri, Basharat Yousuf, Abhaya Kumar Srivastava

chapter 10|10 pages

ENHANCE: Breakthrough Technology to Preserve and Enhance Food

ByCharles L. Wilson