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Your encouragements, unflinching supports and faithfulness will forever be acknowledged. This book is written to provide the students with a good understanding in fruits and vegetables handling, processing, and technological advances in preservation of fruits and vegetable from harvest t. Fruits and vegetables surfers the highest degree of deterioration at all levels of technological involvement right from maturity till shelving. This book is therefore packaged to advance knowledge and increase understanding of the nature of the fruits and vegetables in order to match up the principles and techniques of crops handling, processing and storage in order to minimize post harvest losses.
The book is in two parts: Part 1: Concepts of fruit and vegetable handling Part 2: Fruit and vegetable processing and storage methods Finally, fruits and vegetable technologies, management options is intended to meet the needs of vocational personnel in market gardening, orchards management, floriculture, amenity horticulture, nurseries management and technology, landscape horticulture, and other areas including pomology, viticulture, oenology, including postharvest physiology It is also designed to increase knowledge in students studying to acquire degrees and proficiency in certificate, diploma and higher levels of training in horticulture, agriculture and other related disciplines.
Segun R. It will also provide students with practical skills for effective entrepreneurship in accordance with international standards. Learning objective This book is designed to provide the students with a good understanding of the principles and techniques of fruits and vegetables management technologies that minimizes post harvest losses and also to; 1. Know the pre-harvest conditions that pre-dispose fresh fruits and vegetables to post- harvest deterioration.
Understand tropical environment in relation to storage life of tropical fruits and vegetables. Know the appropriate stage to harvest tropical fruits and vegetables. Know the determinants of quality in fruits and vegetables. Understand the problems of fruits and vegetables within Nigeria and prospects from fresh fruit shipment to overseas markets. Know methods of minimizing post-losses in tropical fruits and vegetables.
Understand simple technique for the preservation of fruit and vegetables. The book is written to effectively espouse knowledge in the following areas: 1. Factors that pre-dispose crops to post-harvest losses through weed invasion, pests attack as well as diseases. Pre-harvest condition enhancing bruises and cracks in tropical crops such as tomato, bananas, plantain, pineapple, etc 3. Consequences of water stress to fruit development and maturity.
Influence of temperature on rate of respiration. Influence of relative humidity on growth of fungi on stored fruit and vegetables. Maturity and ripening indices for fruits and vegetables e. Change in taste of produce b. Specific gravity of produce c. Leaf senescence d. Change in the colour of fruits. Explain the advantages of tree-top ripening such as higher sugar content, lower acid content, etc. Explain the disadvantages of moisture, loss of weight, etc. Define the term mature green stage.
Explain why fruits and vegetables are harvested at mature green stage e. When intended for long distance market. Explain the factors that determine the quality in fruits e. Juice content b. Sugar content c. Acidity d. Flavour e. Nutrients and vitamins content f. Soluble solid content. Explain the factors that determine quality in vegetables e. Fiber content b.
Freshness water content and turgidity d. Level of importance of effectively maintaining the factors to enhance produce marketability Problems of vegetables and fruits in transit a.
Identify fruits and vegetables in transit from northern Nigeria to southern Nigeria. Onions, tomatoes, peppers, carrots, cage, cauliflower, etc b. Identify fruits and vegetables in transit from southern Nigeria to northern Nigeria e.
Oranges, bananas and plantain, telfaria fluted pumpkins , okra, bitter leaf etc. Identify the different local and vegetables packaging materials e. Identify the different transportation methods for fruits and vegetables e. Train, trailers, lorries, bicycles etc. Introduction The horticultural products include fruits, vegetables, ornamental plants and flowers, plantation crops, aromatic and medicinal plants and spices.
However, of particular interest to horticulturists and process engineers are the fruits and vegetables, its compositions, utilization, harvest and storage effects on spoilage and processing methods. This chapter takes a look at the properties of fruit and vegetables, its nutritional contents and utilization. Botanically, fruit are those portions of the plant which houses seeds. Therefore, such items as tomatoes, cucumber, eggplant, pepper and others would be classified as fruits.
Those plants items that are commonly eaten with deserts are considered fruits. Fruits are seed-bearing structure of a flowering plant. Fertilization of the egg within the ovary stimulates the ovary to ripen, or mature. Depending on the type of plant, the mature ovary may form a juicy, fleshy fruit, such as a peach, mango, apple, plum, or blueberry.
Or it may develop into a dry fruit, such as wheat, corn, or rice. Differences in flower structure result in several types of fleshy fruits. They consist of mass of small drupes that develops from a separate ovary of a single flower. Naturally occurring fruits These are fleshy or wet fruit and dry fruits. Most of the fleshy fruits are edible and are eaten all over the world.
Not all dry fruits are edible; nonetheless they are types of fruits. Some fleshy fruits underwent further processing and as such classified as dried fruits. Characteristics and monitoring of these classes of fruits are as enumerated below. Berries 2. Drupes 3. Pome 4. Hesperidiums or citrus fruits 5. Fleshy aggregate fruits 7. Fleshy multiple fruits 2. Berries A berry fruit develops from an ovary containing one or more carpel. Each carpel contains one or more ovules, so berries typically contain more than one seed.
These fruits have a soft epicarp and the mesocarp and endocarp is fleshly. There are names in the list of berries that actually are the true berries!
While some of the names are not berries at all! The thin line that divides these fruits is the botanical definition which categorizes them as berries and the other simply being a common perception or understanding that underlines some fruits as berries even if they are far from the botanical definition to be categorized as such. Botanical understanding of a berry: A berry is a fruit that has a fleshy, edible pericarp fruit wall produced from a single ovary that covers one or many seeds.
In other words, it is a single fleshy ovary that grows into a juicy fruit and has no barrier in between the seed and the juicy part that is eaten. Layman's understanding of a berry: In his understanding, any small, juicy, colourful, and fleshy fruit is referred to as berry.
By Afam I. Jideani, Tonna A. Anyasi, Godwin R. Mchau, Elohor O. Udoro and Oluwatoyin O. Fruits and vegetables are plant derived products which can be consumed in its raw form without undergoing processing or conversion. Fresh-cut fruits and vegetables FFV are products that have been cleaned, peeled, sliced, cubed or prepared for convenience or ready-to-eat consumption but remains in a living and respiring physiological condition.
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Food protection and food preservation have one aim in common they are intended to prevent contamination and spoilage of foods. Many of the methods of food protection and preservation used today are of ancient origin. Having an understanding of food microbiology as you learned in Study Session 8 is important for food protection and preservation practice. In this study session, you will learn about the principles and methods of food protection and preservation, and also the details of safe ways of food processing and preparation.
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