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Physiological basis for storage life extension in fresh sweet potato: Final technical report

Physiological basis for storage life extension in fresh sweet potato: Final technical report

Rees, D., Bancroft, R., Matters, D. and Pollard, A. (1996) Physiological basis for storage life extension in fresh sweet potato: Final technical report. Technical Report. Natural Resources Institute, Chatham, UK.

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Abstract

The overall objective of this project was to work towards the identification of the major physiological and environmental factors affecting perishability of the fresh sweet potato root, and thereby to facilitate the identification of strategies for increasing shelf-life through cultivar selection and improved handling practice.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: storage, sweet potato, post-harvest, processing, loss, agriculture, shelf-life, Tanzania, storage root, handling
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute > Food & Markets Department
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Last Modified: 20 Jun 2016 15:36
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Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/12125

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