University of California

Postharvest Center Publications

Small-Scale Postharvest Practices

Small-Scale Postharvest Handling
This manual is available for download (pdf format), free of charge, NOW in 12 languages! Printed copies are also available for sale in our Bookstore in English, Spanish, French and Arabic. The links for the free downloads are below. The larger files will require lengthy download times.

Storing Fresh Fruits and Vegetables for Better Taste

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Handy guide for storage of fresh produce. The back of this poster provides more detail about management and safe handling recommendations.

Storing Fresh Fruits and Vegetables for Better Taste PDF

Authors: A. Kader, J. Thompson, K. Sylva and L. Harris.

Postharvest Technology for Fruit & Vegetable Produce Marketers

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This manual1/ provides recommendations for harvesting, handling, storing and marketing a variety of crops in small market conditions in California, other states and other countries. It may be downloaded, free, in pdf format. The larger files require lengthy download times.

Postharvest Technology for Fruit & Vegetable Produce Marketers:
Economic Opportunities, Quality & Food Safety

 Lisa Kitinoja and James Gorny
Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis

1/A joint publication of the UC Postharvest Outreach Program, Punjab Horticulture Postharvest Technology Center and USAID/ACE Project. 1998.

College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences
Postharvest Technology Center
Department of Plant Sciences

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