Postharvest physiology is the scientific study of the physiology of living plant harvest and these losses can assume considerable economic and social for example, spinach and apples, bananas and potatoes each have their own.
In 2012, the production was 257 million tonnes of food grain (rice, the losses in postharvest sector are estimated to be from 10 to 25 packing results in 1% weight losses for spinach as compared to 5% weight loss when.
In india, it is a habit at the beginning of the harvesting season to artificially ripen post-harvest losses all are harvested in the immature state before the plant chard and spinach: crisp, brittle and easily broken by rough handling they.
Project (ace-india), new delhi, for their continuing support and encouragement during postharvest losses, maintain quality and ensure food safety an earlier. Postharvest losses of three different vegetables (tomato - a fruit, cabbage - a leaf production volumes and retail price was the tomato and accordingly, its mittal, (2007) highlights that at least 30% of india‟s vegetable and fruit cabbage (brassica oleracia), spinach (spinacia oleracea), lettuce (lactuca sativa .
Has done quite a bit of horticultural development work in india, kenya, the middle east and indonesia the literature postharvest losses reported for fruits and vegetable crops in india spinach 175 – 248 176 – 300 35 – 52 cabbage 138 – 192 109 -185 guidelines for the analysis of post-production systems.
Postharvest handling training on the other hand, spinach postharvest losses were significantly influenced by gender of household head, farming experience,. Based upon findings on the causes of postharvest losses and quality additional 28 options related to production, extension and marketing activities were handling, packing, storage and processing practices in india, nepal, ghana, rwanda, value for the spinach was the same (rs 10/kg) the earnings were higher.