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Postharvest Management Of Fruits And Vegetables

V K Joshi (Author)

The book is the culmination of the efforts of contributions by eminent scientists. A lot of textual matter with illustrative practical exercises have been added to make the book more useful. Broadly the book has been divided into 8 sections:

Section 01: Postharvest Management of Fruits and Vegetables

Section 02: Preservation and Processing Technology

Section 03: Production of Health Foods

Section 04: Fermented Foods

Section 05: Fruits and Vegetables Waste Utilization

Section 06: Production of Additives

Section 07: Quality, Safety and Marketing of Fruits and Vegetable Products

Section 08: Practical's

Chapters on different aspects of the subject matter covered include postharvest losses, loss reduction technology, handling, maturity indices, postharvest treatments, fruit and vegetable processing aspects, juice processing, drying, extrusion cooking, osmotic dehydration, technology for production of mushroom products, technology for production of health foods, indigenously fermented food products, flavour production technology, fermentation technology for wine production, lactic fermented beverages, latest technique of analysis, application of enzymes in food processing, biotechnology in food processing, juice concentration technology, sensory evaluation of food, processing waste utilization technology, oil extraction methodology, ready – to- eat product preparation, confectionary preparation, quality assurance, food safety and standard authority of India, project preparation, e-marketing of processed products, etc.

The book in short has something for everybody related to the fields of Handling, Packaging, Processing, Preservation of Fruits and Vegetables

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About the author

V K Joshi

The author is M.Sc. (Micro) from PAU, Ludhiana and Ph.D. (Micro) GND University, from Amritsar with specialization in fermentation, Got various trainings viz. Food Processing and Nutrition' MAU, Parabhani, Sensory Analysis' from CFTRI, Mysore, Post harvest Tecnology of fruit and vegetables from PAU, Ludhiana organised by USAID and UAS,California, Davis (USA). Computer applications from University Computer Centre, Nauni, Networking and Internet university Computer Centre, Nauni. Dr. Joshi possesses varied professional experience of research, teaching and extension of more than 26 years including seven years in Quality Control in HP state department of Horticulture, Shimla. Specific area of work include fermentation technology, waste utilization, Biocolour, quality control and sensory evaluation of food. AT present, he is working as an Associate Professor in the department of Post harvest Technology. Dr. Joshi a former Head of Department. Has guided MSc and Ph.D students for their PG research. He has authored/edited eight books (Fruit wines; Biotechnology: Food Fermentation (2 Vol.); Post harvest Technology of Fruits and Vegetables (2 Vol.); Sensory Science: Principles and Applications in Food Evaluation; Advances in Biotechnology, Hand book of Enology: Principles, Practices, Recent Innovations, Food Biotechnology). Dr. Joshi has published 110 research papers in international and national journals, 57 book chatpers/Review/technical articles/popular articles and presented 30 papers in various seminars/conferences. He has handled various projects of ICAR (AICRP), ICAR Cess fund, National Horticulture Board, New Delhi, Department of Biotechnology, GOI. He has been member of Board of Studies, HPU, Shimla, College of Horticulture, UHF, Nauni; Core committee of SLITE, Longowal (Pb)., Board of Studies on Food and Nutrition Punjabi University Patiala, Life member Association of Food Scientists and Technologists (Mysore), Trustee Biotechnological Research Society of India, Trivandrum. Dr. Joshi has been a consultant HP Fruit Wines Pvt. Ltd. Badhu, Distt. Mandi and advisor to HPMC, Shimla. Has been awarded: N.N. Mohan Memorial Award, (1982), Kejriwal Award (1995), N.A. Pandit Award (1996), N.N. Mohan Memorial Award (1998) by AIFPA, New Delhi for his outstanding research contribution. He has been honoured with Himachal Shree Award by Himotkrash, Society, H.P. (2003). He is an Expert referee of J.Food Science, Technology, J.Tree Science, Indian Food Packer, J. Applied Microbiology, Letters in Applied Microbiology, Indian J. Biotechnology, J. Scientific Industrial Research, Haryana Journal of Horticultural Science's, etc. He helped set up and renovated the Fruit Processing Unit, licensed by FPO New Delhi for commercialization for fruits and vegetables products.

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Bibliographic information

Title Postharvest Management Of Fruits And Vegetables
Author V K Joshi
Format Hardcover
Date published: 30.12.2021
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789386546395
length 1100p., 25cm.