Kerr Center Publications

Harvest and Post-Harvest

This presentation by Warren Roberts and George Kuepper, from the Oklahoma Beginning Farmer and Rancher Program, discusses harvest and post-harvest handling of fruit and vegetable crops. It covers definitions of fruits and vegetables; respiration and ethylene and their effects on maintaining quality; crop-by-crop information on respiration rate, ethylene sensitivity, and ideal harvest time and storage temperature and humidity; and dehydration for storage.

Author: Warren Roberts, George Kuepper
Date: 2013
Pages: 45

Harvest and Post-Harvest (PDF, 2.7 MB)
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