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Section 16



Image: Low Input/Small Scale Postharvest Handling Systems

  1. ASEAN FOOD HANDLING BUREAU. 1984. ASEAN horticultural produce handling workshop report. ASEAN Food Handling Bureau, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 91 p.
  2. AVRDC. 1990. Vegetable production training manual. Chapter 12. Postharvest technology for vegetables.  pp. 402-422. Asian Vegetable Research & Development Center, Taipei, Taiwan.
  3. BANKS, N.H., K.M. Maguire and D.J. Tanner. 2000 Innovations in postharvest handling systems. J. Agric. Engng. Res. 76:285-296.
  4. BARTSCH, J.A. and R. Kline. 1992. Produce handling for direct marketing.  Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service. NRAES Publ. 51. 26 p.
  5. BAUTISTA, O.K. 1990. Postharvest technology for Southeast Asia perishable crops. Technical Learning Research Center, Manila, Philippines, 302 p.
  6. BUBEL, M. and N. Bubel. 1991. Root cellaring. Storey Communication Inc., Pownal, VT, 297 p.
  7. CLARKE, B. 1987. Post-harvest crop processing - some tools for agriculture.   Intermediate Technology Publications, London, UK, 29 p.
  8. FAO.  1984. Guide to establishing small packing stations for fruits and vegetables in rural areas.  Marketing and Credit Service, FAO, Rome, Italy (FAO microfiche #85W01368).
  9. FAO. 1985. Prevention of post-harvest food losses: a training manual. FAO Training Series No.10, FAO, Rome, Italy, 120p.
  10. FAO.  1986. Improvement of postharvest fresh fruits and vegetables handling, a manual. Association of Food Marketing Agencies in Asia and the Pacific  (AFMA)  and  FAO, Bangkok, Thailand. (FAO microfiche #86X01349).
  11. FAO. 1989. Horticultural marketing: a resource and training manual for extension officers. Agric. Services Bull. No. 76, FAO, Rome, Italy, 118 p.
  12. FAO. 1989. Prevention of post-harvest food losses: fruits, vegetables and root crops, a training manual. FAO Training Series No. 17/2. FAO, Rome, Italy, 157 p.
  13. FAO and IIR. 1984. Design and operation of cold stores in developing countries. Agric. Services Bull. No. 19/2, 79 p.
  14. FULLER, R.J. 1993. Solar drying of horticultural produce: present practice and future prospects. Postharvest News and Information 4: 131N-136N.
  15. GRIERSON, W. 1987. Postharvest handling manual. Chemonics International Consulting Division, Washington, D.C., 26 p. + 8 pages of figures.
  16. IIR. 1990. Manual of refrigerated storage in the warmer developing countries.   International Institute of Refrigeration, Paris, France, 328 p.
  17. KADER, A.A. 2010. Handling of horticultural perishables in developing vs. developed countries. Acta Hort. 877:121-126.
  18. KITINOJA, L. and M. Cantwell. 2010. Identification of appropriate postharvest technologies for improving market access and income for small horticultural farmers in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia (slide deck). WFLO Appropriate Postharvest Technology Planning Project.
  19. KITINOJA, L. and J.F. Thompson. 2010. Pre-cooling systems for small-scale producers. Stewart Postharvest review, 2010, 2:2, 14p.
  20. KITINOJA, L., and J.R. Gorny. 1999. Postharvest technology for small-scale produce marketers:  economic opportunities, quality and food safety. Postharvest Horticulture Series No. 21. Postharvest Technology RIC. Davis: Univ. of Calif.
  21. KITINOJA, L. and A.A. Kader. 1995. Small-scale postharvest handling practices: a manual for horticultural crops. Univ. Calif. Postharvest Hort. Series No. 8. Third Edition. 231 p. (also available in Spanish and French)
  22. KITINOJA, L. and A.A. Kader, 2002. Small-scale postharvest handling practices: a manual for horticultural crops. Fourth edition. University of California at Davis, Postharvest Technology Center, Postharvest Horticulture Series 8E, 260pp.
  23. KITINOJA,L., S. Saran, S.K. Roy, and A.A. Kader.2011. Postharvest technology for developing countries: challenges and opportunities in research, outreach and advocacy. J. Sci. Food Agric. 91:597-603.
  24. PATIL, R.T. 2010. Appropriate engineering and technology interventions in horticulture for enhanced profitability and reduction in postharvest losses. Acta Hort. 877:1363-1369.
  25. RICKARD, J.E. and D.G. Coursey. 1979. The value of shading perishable produce after harvest. Appropriate Technology 6(2): 2p.
  26. SCHUUR, C.M. 1988. Packaging for fruits, vegetables and root crops. FAO   Field Document AG: PFL/RLA/001/ PFL, 22 p + annexes, Bridgetown, Barbados.
  27. SELDERS, A.W., R. Blakeley, G. Wells, R. Martin, F.E. Gilman, L.H. Irwin and O.S. Wells. 1992. Facilities for roadside markets. Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service. NRAES Publ. 52, 32 p.
  28. SINGH, S. 2010. Linking small horticultural producers with markets: Indian experiences and lessons. Acta Hort. 880:75-82.
  29. WILLS, R.B.H. and S.K. Lee. 1989. ASEAN Food Handling Project, postharvest handling of fruit and vegetables in ASEAN 1975-1989. ASEAN Food Handling Bureau, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 62 p.
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