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The role of post-harvest management in assuring the quality and safety of horticultural produce / by Adel A. Kader and Rosa S. Rolle.
Kader, Adel A.
FAO agricultural services bulletin, 1010-1365 ; 152
Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, c2004.
vi, 51 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47-49).
Basic approaches to maintaining the safety and quality of horticultural produce are the same, regardless of the market to which this produce is targeted. This bulletin reviews the factors which contribute to quality and safety deterioration of horticultural produce, and describes approaches to assuring the maintenance of quality and safety throughout the post-harvest chain. Specific examples are given to illustrate the economic implications of investing in and applying proper post-harvest technologies.
"TC/M/Y5431E/1/07.04/2500"--P.  of cover.
Horticultural crops--Postharvest technology.
Food crops--Postharvest technology.
Food industry and trade--Quality control.
Rolle, Rosa S. (Rosa Sonya), 1960-
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
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