The book post harvest technology assumes great attention during recent years since preservation of agricultural produce is a basic necessity to sustain agricultural production. It helps to add value of produce, thus having great scope for employment generation at the production catchments. In this book, the authors have attempted to consolidate different methods of post harvest technology of fruits and vegetables focusing on recent advances. This book will benefit both practicing food technologist/post harvest technologist who are searching for answers to critical technical questions of post harvest technology. Further, it will be useful to agricultural engineers, food processors, food scientist ,researchers and progressive farmers and tom those who are working in relevant fields. it is intended to fill a gap in presently available post harvest technology literature.
K.P.Sudheer, Department of Post Harvest Technology and Agricultural Processing, Kelappaji College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Kerala Agricultural University, Kerala, India. V.Indira, Department of Home Science, Kerala Agricultural University, Kerala.