As flowers, fruits and vegetables are highly perishable; losses estimated due to inadequate handling after harvesting are to the tune of 35-40 percent. Hence, proper post harvest techniques applied to agricultural produce for its protection, conservation, processing, packaging, distribution and marketing is the necessity of the day. It enhances shelf life of the produce, reduces post harvest and storage losses; adds value and final quality to produce for domestic and export market.

 

 

 

 

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