COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Post-harvest Management and Value Addition of Fruits and Vegetables
Year Taught: 
2019
Semester: 
6
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Agricultural Sciences
Campus: 
Coimbatore

'Post-harvest Management and Value Addition of Fruits and Vegetables' is a course offered in B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture at School of Agricultural Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Syllabus:

Importance of post-harvest processing of fruits and vegetables, extent and possible causes of post harvest losses. Pre-harvest factors affecting postharvest quality, maturity, ripening and changes occurring during ripening. Value addition concept. Tomato products- concepts and standards; drying/ dehydration of fruits and vegetables – concept and methods, osmotic drying. Canning -– concepts and standards, packaging of products.