post-harvest treatment Books

  • Post-harvest Pathology

    As a collection of papers that includes material presented at the 2008 International Congress for Plant Pathology, this text features research right at the leading edge of the field. The latest findings are particularly crucial in their implications for fruit production; an important market sector where in some areas up to 50 per cent of the crop ...

  • Handling and preservation of fruits and vegetables by combined methods for rural areas. Technical manual (En)

    Series: FAO Agricultural Services BulletinsThis manual is intended to serve as a guide to farmers and processors of fruits and vegetables in rural areas. It contains basic but valuable information on post-harvest handling and marketing operations and storage of fresh and processed products. It provides practical examples of preserving fruits and ...

  • Continuous Cover Forestry

    The large-scale application of new silvicultural systems has become a political reality in many parts of the world. This involves a gradual tarnsformation of traditional silvicultural practice towards Continuous Cover Forestry (CCF), also know as near-natural forest management, favouring mixed uneven-aged stands, site-adapted tree species and ...

  • Simple methods for aquaculture. Management for freshwater fish culture. Fish stocks and farm management - part 2 (En )

    Series: FAO Training SeriesThis manual deals in two volumes with the practical aspects of management related to freshwater fish culture in earthen ponds. The first volume (FAO Training Series No. 21/1, 1996, ISBN 92-5-102873-7, US$51.00) explains how to manage the pond itself. This second volume deals with how to manage fish stocks and, as a ...

  • Charpy Impact Test: Factors and Variables

    Presents worldwide research on the factors and variables of the Charpy test. Consists of 12 papers in sections on The Pendulum-Impact Machine; The Specimen—Notches; The Specimen—Size; and The Test Technique. MNL 53 STEEL FORGINGS: Design, Production, Selection, Testing, and ApplicationTable of ContentsIntroduction: Why Steel ForgingsWhy ...

  • Biomedical Image Registration

    This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Biomedical Image Registration, WBIR 2006, held in Utrecht, The Netherlands, in July 2006.The 20 revised full papers and 18 revised poster papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in the book. The papers cover all areas ...

  • Data and Models in Action

    This book addresses methodological issues of production ecology, and contains scientific contributions written by nine specialists. A central issue is the combination of the agricultural model with reliable data in relation to scale. A model is developed with data from a single point, whereas decisions are to be made for areas of land. Such ...

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