Postharvest Biology and Technology
1. Improving food security in Iran: quantifying post-harvest rice losses

Zahra Ardakani; Simona D’Amico

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, , Pages 183-194

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2747.1086

Abstract
  Purpose: Food is a basic need for human life. Ensuring food security requires guaranteeing adequate food availability, accessibility, and utilization along with the sustainability of the food system. Food availability can be improved by decreasing food losses. The goal of this study is to document the ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
2. Use of maturity sorting and reducing ethylene with potassium permanganate to enhance marketing of tomatoes in Laos at ambient tropical temperatures

Vivian Ku; Bouthsakone Inthalangsee; Ron Wills

Volume 2, Special Issue - Postharvest Losses , Spring 2019, , Pages 61-68

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2055.1038

Abstract
  Purpose: Demand for tomato is increasing in Laos but marketing options are limited due to ripening during transit. This study quantified changes in fruit ripening during commercial transit to the major urban market in Laos, and investigated extension in market life achieved by inclusion of an ethylene ...  Read More