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Course Name Post-harvest Management and Value Addition of Fruits and Vegetables
Program BSc. (Hons.) Agriculture
Semester VI
Credits 2
Year Taught 2019
Degree Undergraduate (UG)
School School of Agricultural Sciences
Campus Coimbatore


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.

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