Controlled atmosphere storage of fruits and vegetables
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In this book, the author reviews the large amount of research on controlled atmosphere storage. The book traces the history of the technique and the range of conditions currently in use for different fruit and vegetables, and their effect on flavour, quality and physiology. The influence of pests and diseases, environmental factors such as mixtures of gases, and packaging are then described and the recommended controlled atmosphere conditions for a wide range of crops are provided.