Postharvest Science, Processing Technology and Health Benefits
Aleid, Salah M.
Kader, Adel A.
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
Dates are an important fruit, especially in many African, Middle-Eastern and Asian countries. In recent years this fruit has gained significant importance in terms of global commerce. During the period 1990-2009, global production of dates saw an increase of 219% and this trend is expected to continue as per FAO projections. Some of the major challenges confronting date fruit production and commerce are issues related to postharvest handling technologies, use of appropriate...