CRC| ISBN 0849322618 | 2005-08-29 | PDF | 648 pages | 11.2 MB. Microbiology of Fruits and Vegetables presents a holistic view of the problem of produce contamination that examines both pre-harvest and post-harvest sources and practices. It addresses a number of topical issues relating to the microbiological quality and safety of fresh and processed fruits and vegetables and explores the linkage between microbial attachment, the state of microbial contaminants on produce surfaces, and the problem of decontamination. This volume focuses on five distinct areas, and within these areas, provides in-depth coverage of scientific issues important to an understanding of the field and technical issues of economic and public health significance.
Fresh-cut Fruits and Vegetables: Science, Technology, and Market provides a comprehensive reference source for the emerging fresh-cut fruits and vegetables industry. It focuses on the unique biochemical, physiological, microbiological, and quality changes in fresh-cut processing and storage and on the distinct equipment design, packaging requirements, production economics, and marketing considerations for fresh-cut products. Based on the extensive research in this area during the past 10 years, this reference is the first to cover the complete spectrum of science, technology, and marketing issues related to this field, including production, processing, physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, safety, engineering, sensory, biotechnology, and economics.
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