Accession Number : ADA120093
Title : Literature Survey on Causes of Spoilage of Fresh Produce - 1959 to 1977
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.
Corporate Author : ARMY NATICK RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER MA
Personal Author(s) : Gorfien, Harold ; Rahman, Abdul R
Report Date : Aug 1982
Pagination or Media Count : 63
Abstract : A literature survey was conducted to determine the causes of spoilage of fresh produce. This report summarizes experimental work and knowledge that appeared in technical books, reports and journals primarily from 1959 to 1977, although one article dates back to 1931. An abstract or summary of each reference is included. In addition, a series of tables was developed from the literature survey listing the market diseases and their causes for nine of the fruits and vegetables.
Descriptors : *ABSTRACTS , *FRESH FOODS , *FRUITS , *LITERATURE SURVEYS , *VEGETABLES , CLASSIFICATION , DISEASES , MILITARY APPLICATIONS , SHIPPING , SPOIL , TABLES(DATA)
Subject Categories : Food, Food Service and Nutrition
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE