Handling, Transportation, and Storage of Fruits and Vegetables: Vegetables and melons

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AVI Publishing Company, 1979 - Fruit - 473 pages
Vegetables as living products - respiration and heat production; Harvesting practices and equipment; Preparation for market; Shipping containers; Consumer packages; Commodity requirements - leafy vegetables and immatureflower heads; Commodity requirinebts - unrique fruits and miscellaneouds structures; Commodity requirements - ripe fruits; Commodity requirements - underground structures; Treatments prior to shipment or storage; Ventilated storage; Refrigerated storage; Transportation by rail and highway; Transportation by air and sea; Market disorders, physical injuries and diseases; Physical injuries, market disorders and diseases of leaf vegetables and immature flower heads; Physical injuries, market disorders and diseases of unripe fruits and miscellaneous structures; Physical injuries, market disorders and diseases of ripe fruits; Physical injuries, market disorders and disaeases of underground structures; Protection during wholesale and retail distribution.

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Vegetables as Living ProductsRespiration and Heat
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Harvesting Practices and Equipment
43
Preparation for Market
59
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