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Title Handbook of Pineapple Technology : Postharvest Science, Processing and Nutrition.
Imprint Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2016.

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Description 1 online resource (274 pages)
Bibliog. ReferencesChapter 4 Pests, diseases and€weeds; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Pests; 4.2.1 Arthropods; 4.2.2 Nematodes; 4.3 Diseases; 4.3.1 Fungi; 4.3.2 Bacteria; 4.3.3 Viruses; 4.4 Weeds; 4.5 Integrated pest management; 4.6 Future research directions; References; Chapter 5 Pineapple harvesting and€postharvest handling; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Fruit development; 5.3 Maturity; 5.4 Harvesting and€grading; 5.5 Handling and€packing; 5.6 Storage and€processing; 5.7 Retail; 5.8 Disorders; 5.8.1 Physiological disorders; 5.8.2 Postharvest pathology; 5.9 Quarantine issues; 5.10 Conclusions; References.
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Subject Pineapple.
Pineapple industry.
Contents Title Page ; Copyright Page; Contents; List of€contributors; Preface; Chapter 1 Overview of€pineapple production, postharvest physiology, processing and€nutrition; 1.1 Introduction; 1.1.1 History and€origin; 1.1.2 Ecology and€regional distribution; 1.2 Production, trade and€consumption trends; 1.2.1 World production and€leading producers; 1.2.2 Trade and€commerce; 1.2.3 Consumption trends; 1.3 Postharvest handling and€storage; 1.4 Value-added processing and products ; 1.5 Processing waste and by-products ; 1.6 Nutritional composition and€health benefits; 1.7 Conclusion; References.
Chapter 2 Pineapple breeding and production€practices2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Breeding; 2.2.1 Germplasm resources; 2.2.2 Important cultivars; 2.2.3 Breeding objectives; 2.2.4 Traditional breeding; 2.2.5 Genetic engineering; 2.2.6 Mutation breeding; 2.2.7 Genetic maps and€molecular markers; 2.3 Production practices; 2.3.1 Climate and€soil; 2.3.2 Land preparation; 2.3.3 Propagation and€preparation of€planting materials; 2.3.4 Planting and€spacing; 2.3.5 Fertilization; 2.3.6 Irrigation; 2.3.7 Flower induction and€fruit development; 2.3.8 Preharvest management of€fruit; 2.3.9 Weed control.
2.4 Future prospectsReferences; Chapter 3 Biology and€postharvest physiology of€pineapple; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Botanical description; 3.2.1 Pineapple plant; 3.2.2 Pineapple fruit; 3.2.3 Vegetative propagules; 3.3 Plant and€fruit growth and€development; 3.3.1 Nutrients; 3.3.2 Temperature; 3.3.3 Water; 3.3.4 Relative air humidity; 3.3.5 Solar irradiation; 3.3.6 Winds; 3.3.7 Growth regulators; 3.4 Fruit maturation and€ripening; 3.4.1 Physiology and€biochemistry of€pineapple maturation€and€ripening; 3.4.2 Compositional changes during maturity; 3.4.3 Harvesting indices; 3.5 Conclusions.
Chapter 6 Packaging technologies for€pineapple and€pineapple products6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Packaging of€fresh and€fresh-cut pineapples; 6.3 Packaging for€pineapple products; 6.3.1 Canned pineapple; 6.3.2 Pineapple juice; 6.3.3 Dried and€dehydrated pineapple; 6.3.4 Frozen pineapple; 6.4 Active and€intelligent packaging for€pineapple€products; 6.5 Conclusions; References; Chapter 7 Canned, frozen and dried pineapple; 7.1 Pineapple processing; 7.1.1 Canned pineapple products; 7.1.2 Frozen pineapple products; 7.1.3 Dried pineapple products; 7.1.4 Effect of€processing on€nutritional profile.
Other Author Paull, Robert E.
Other Title Print version: Lobo, Maria Gloria. Handbook of Pineapple Technology : Postharvest Science, Processing and Nutrition. Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, ©2016 9781118967386