Jump to Main Content
- Acedo, A. L.
- Acta horticulturae 2019 no.1245 pp. 93-100
- food security, etc ; 1-methylcyclopropene; cold chain; cold storage; controlled atmosphere storage; cooling; cooperatives; crops; developing countries; disease control; economic analysis; employment opportunities; ethylene; ethylene inhibitors; farmers; food loss; fruits; fumigation; funding; harvesting; horticulture; hot water treatment; humid zones; ice; income; insect pests; languages; modified atmosphere packaging; postharvest losses; postharvest treatment; prices; refrigeration; sanitizing; scrubbers; stakeholders; sustainable development; vapors; vegetables; world markets; Asia; Show all 40 Subjects
- ... Fruit and vegetables are high-value, nutritious crops that can provide solutions to economic and food insecurity. However, losses between production and postharvest stages are serious, averaging annually at up to 50% or higher in developing Asian countries. Factors contributing to these losses include the lack of postharvest knowledge, techniques and facilities combined with the perishable nature ...
- Amoah, R.; Terry, L.A.
- Acta horticulturae 2013 no.1012 pp. 345-351
- food security, etc ; ethylene; ethylene inhibitors; shelf life; sweet potatoes; high performance liquid chromatography; chlorogenic acid; roots; public health; sprouting; glucose; postharvest diseases; Ipomoea batatas; fructose; cultivars; sucrose; children; maternal nutrition; ferulic acid; weight loss; 1-methylcyclopropene; caffeic acid; maltose; Africa; Show all 24 Subjects
- ... Many countries in Africa are currently promoting the consumption of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.) as a public health tool for improved child and maternal nutrition. The difficulties in long-term storage of sweet potato roots, however, pose a major challenge in its role as a food security crop. This study investigated the effects of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) as a potential treatment t ...