Articles in Post Harvest Losses

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by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on October 12, 2021
Post-harvest precooling of fruit and vegetables
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on October 12, 2021
One of the most important factors affecting the postharvest life & quality of fruits and vegetables is temperature. Quality loss after harvest occurs as a result of physiological & biological processes, the rates of which are influenced by temperatur... Read full article
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on October 11, 2021
Technologies and Practices to reduce Post-Harvest Losses
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on October 11, 2021
There are many examples of promising practices. These range from training in improved handling and storage hygiene to the use of hermetically sealed bags and household metallic silos and are supported by enhancing technical capabilities.... Read full article
by Thandiwe Ncube on October 8, 2021
Strategies To Reduce Post Harvest Losses In Fruits And Vegetables
by Thandiwe Ncube on October 8, 2021
Strategies of reducing post-harvest food losses in fruits and vegetables.... Read full article
by Thandiwe Ncube on October 7, 2021
Strategies To Reduce Post Harvest Losses In Roots And Tubers
by Thandiwe Ncube on October 7, 2021
To ensure effective storage of root and tuber crops, these major causative factors need to be properly understood and, where appropriate, be properly controlled, taking into account the socio-economic factors which prevail in the areas of production.... Read full article
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on October 7, 2021
FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR DETERIORATION OF HARVESTED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on October 7, 2021
Post-harvest quality represents market quality, edible quality, transport quality, table quality, nutritional quality, internal quality, and appearance quality. Quality means a combination of characteristics, attributes, and properties.... Read full article
by Thandiwe Ncube on October 6, 2021
Strategies To Reduce Post Harvest Losses In Grains
by Thandiwe Ncube on October 6, 2021
Farmers have been concerned about losses since agriculture began. Cutting post-harvest losses could, presumably, add a sizable quantity to the global food supply, thus reducing the need to intensify production in the future.... Read full article
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on September 29, 2021
Critical factors contributing to Post harvest loss
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on September 29, 2021
Post-harvest losses differ significantly by commodity, producer location, and season. Post-harvest losses can occur due to a variety of factors, including poor handling or biodegradation by microbes, insects, rodents, or birds as the product passes.... Read full article
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on September 27, 2021
Post-Harvest losses
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on September 27, 2021
Post-harvest food loss is a major source of food insecurity for millions of people worldwide. To achieve zero hunger by 2030, no additional food must be lost or squandered. ... Read full article

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