Bananas And Plantains: Postharvest Management,Storage,Ripening And Processing / C.K.Narayana.Material type: TextLanguage: English Publication details: New Delhi : New India Pub. Agency, 2015.Description: xiii, 185 p. : figs., tabls., col.plates. ; 25 cmISBN:
- 23 634.7726 NAR
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1. Introduction 2. Origin, Production and Distribution 3. Varieties and Their Characteristics 4. Trade International and Domestic 5. Consumption Pattern of Bananas and Plantains 6. Nutritive, Medicinal and Therapeutic Values 7. Post Harvest Losses and its Causes 8. Pre-Harvest Factors Affecting the Shelf / Storage Life and Quality 9. Post Harvest Factors Affecting The Shelf Life and Quality 10. Post Harvest Physiology, Shelf Life and Quality Changes 11. Improved Harvest, Postharvest Handling, Packaging and Transportation 12. Storage of Banana 13. Ripening and Retailing 14. Minimal Processing 15. Banana Processing and Processed Products 16. Utilization of Field Residues and Processing Wastes
The first few s introduces the reader to the crop, its origin and distribution, varieties cultivated throughout the country and their characteristics. Later the trade of banana, both international and domestic, is explained along with the ways the fruit is consumed in different parts of the world. A exclusively deals with the nutritive and therapeutic values of banana followed by the post harvest aspects at length in seven s with all the latest scientific developments. The last three s explain about the processing and value addition including the waste/by-products utilization. The readers will find it comprehensive with all the information relevant to post harvest aspects of bananas and plantains.