Air transport of perishable products.

Author(s) : University of California, THOMPSON J. F., BISHOP C. F. H., BRECHT P. E.

Type of monograph: Guide/Handbook, Booklet


This publication is a guide to the proper shipment of perishable products via air freight. It focuses on fresh fruits and vegetables and also contains information on the transport of meat, dairy, and frozen items because these products are often handled and shipped together with horticultural items. Extract from the table of contents: selecting packaging for air freight; packing the product; load planning; handling and loading at the airport; temperature monitors;receiving. In the appendix: long-term storage of fresh fruits and vegetables.


  • Original title: Air transport of perishable products.
  • Record ID : 2005-2909
  • Languages: English
  • Publication: University of california, agriculture and natural resources, postharvest technology research & information center, department of plant sciences - United states/United states
  • Publication date: 2004
  • Source: Source: publ. 21618; 22 p. (21 x 27.5); fig.; phot.; tabl.; ref.; append.; USD 12.
  • Document available for consultation in the library of the IIR headquarters only.