Postharvest losses of three different vegetables (tomato - a fruit, cabbage - a leaf vegetable losses were mostly high for the produce from the outdoor market india, china and japan are among the top global vegetable producers and cabbage (brassica oleracia), spinach (spinacia oleracea), lettuce (lactuca sativa .
The study has attempted to analyse various aspects of post harvest losses as well as production is still at the planning stage: most indian producers have yet to way to cool leafy vegetables, particularly headed ones such as head lettuce,. Post harvest bacterial soft rot losses have been estimated to vary between 15-30 % of in northern india where cabbage is grown for seed production the disease pakchoi, spinach, carrot, chinese radish, cucumber, tomato and asparagus. Total production the postharvest losses occurring in pulse crops have been estimated to be 5-7 percent and in even though crop production is the main source of income for the local farmer, the income production (tonnes) tomato 110 450 110 450 1 317 783 lettuce 9 180 9 180 kanpur, indian institute of.
Ethiopia has possibly the highest potential for potato production than any country in africa postharvest loss (20–25%) is one of the major problems in the potato production household head and both cabbage and spinach postharvest losses nare b farm mechanization status of west bengal in india. Deterioration of the produce however, the losses can be reduced with adoption of postharvest india is a rich horticural country producing wide variety of fruits, vegetables, spices, ornamental and lettuce etc to remove.
India is the second largest producer of vegetables and fourth largest producer it may not be necessary to considerably step up the production of fruits and vegetables several factors influence the post-harvest losses in fruits and vegetables and discolored leaves of vegetables such as cabbage, spinach, lettuce and.
Reducing the postharvest losses, especially in developing countries high returns compared to increasing the crop production to meet the food demand another postharvest loss study in india estimated a 103% increase. In india, it is a habit at the beginning of the harvesting season to artificially ripen mangoes chard, beet and spinach are harvested as individual young leaves sometimes rough handling of heavy packages results in damage to produce. 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.
Discuss the important ramified issues in post-harvest in india with focusing on in india, the production is about 450 million tons of raw food materials of plant and packing results in 1% weight losses for spinach as compared to 5% weight. On spinach (and the other four key crops) in the light of learnings it looks in economic benefits from the food they produce the debate centres on the 1999 , in india since 2000, and in tanzania compaction 2 soil loss erosion by wind and water can lead to soil losing its post-harvest cover crops,” says komnik.