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Preharvest Effects

  • Anthony Keith Thompson
  • Suriyan Supapvanich
  • Jiraporn Sirison
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Food, Health, and Nutrition book series (BRIEFSFOOD)

Abstract

Ripening of bananas can be affected by their growing conditions including soil and cultivation and the climate and weather during production. Various diseases can infect banana plants in the field and those diseases and the way they are controlled can affect their postharvest life. A major influence on banana fruit quality is their maturity when they are harvested. So important is the factor that complex methods have been developed and, especially for export, a combination of several methods is used.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony Keith Thompson
    • 1
  • Suriyan Supapvanich
    • 1
  • Jiraporn Sirison
    • 1
  1. 1.King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology LadkrabangBangkokThailand

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