Postharvest Mgt Food Crops (HORT 38.3)

Recent/Current Offerings

Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
HORT 38 X03 January 2018 Unknown Unknown
 
HORT 38 X03 January 2017 Unknown Unknown

Description

The principles of postharvest handling, storage, and transportation of fruits, vegetables and herbs are covered in this course. Handling and storage practices to maintain quality of fruits, vegetables and herbs are addressed. Factors which influence quality such as timing of harvest, specific storage environments, causes of quality loss and transportation are discussed.

Note

Before enrolling in this course, the students should be familiar with botanical structures of fruits and vegetables. Applied Botany is recommended prior to taking this course.

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