Techniques d'entreposage pour les pommes et les poires.

Storage technology for apples and pears.

Auteurs : LITTLE C. R., HOLMES R. J.

Type de monographie : Ouvrage


This outstanding book provides a wealth of practical and technical information on growing, picking, treating, storing and marketing of apples and pears. While this book was written specifically for Australian conditions, it includes many examples relating to other production regions including North and South America, Europe and New Zealand. It is meant for any reader who understands orcharding and simple plant physiology and is familiar with postharvest handling and storage of pome fruit. Extract from the table of contents: history of cold storage in Australia; physiology and biochemistry of fruit growth and development; preharvest factors affecting storage; harvest maturity; postharvest pathology of apples and pears; postharvest application of calcium; prestorage treatments for scald control; produce cooling (cold storage; cool store; refrigeration; rapid cooling; cooling profiles; maintenance and care); cold storage (benefits of cold storage; effect of prestorage conditions on quality; quality of fruit in storage; assessing the end of storage life; varietal characteristics affecting storage life; storage factors affecting apple and pear quality; temperature control; humidity levels; recommendations); controlled atmosphere storage.


  • Titre original : Storage technology for apples and pears.
  • Identifiant de la fiche : 2002-1666
  • Langues : Anglais
  • Édition : Ihd (institute for horticultural development), nre (department of natural resources and environment) - Australie/Australie
  • Date d'édition : 05/2000
  • ISBN : 073114466X
  • Source : Source : 528 p. (17 x 25); fig.; phot.; tabl.; index; USD 48.
  • Document disponible en consultation à la bibliothèque du siège de l'IIF uniquement.