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Short Communication - Journal of Agricultural Science and Botany (2023) Volume 7, Issue 1

Advancement of post harvesting technology for crop production

Romina Victoria*

Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt

*Corresponding Author:
Romina Victoria
Department of Agronomy
Faculty of Agriculture, Assiut University
Assiut, Egypt

Received: 07-Dec-2022, Manuscript No. AAASCB-23-87274; Editor assigned: 09-Dec-2022, PreQC No. AAASCB-23-87274(PQ); Reviewed: 21-Jan-2023, QC No. AAASCB-23-87274; Revised: 25-Jan-2023, Manuscript No. AAASCB-23-87274(R); Published: 30-Jan-2023, DOI: 10.35841/2591-7366-7.1.165

Citation: Victoria R. Advancement of post harvesting technology for crop production. J Agric Sci Bot. 2023;7(1):165

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Post gather innovation is inter-disciplinary "Science and Method" connected to agrarian deliver after collect for its security, preservation, handling, bundling, conveyance, promoting, and utilization to meet the nourishment and wholesome necessities of the individuals in connection to their needs. It should create in consonance with the wants of each society to fortify rural generation; anticipate post-harvest misfortunes, move forward sustenance and include esteem to the items. In this handle, it must be able to create employment, reduce destitution and fortify development of other related financial segments. The method of creating of post collect innovation and its intentional utilize needs an inter-disciplinary and multi-dimensional approach, which must incorporate, logical imagination, mechanical developments, commercial enterprise and educate competent of inter-disciplinary inquire about and improvement all of which must react in an coordinates way to the formative needs.


Trihalomethanes, Post-harvest innovation, Abiotic stresses.


Negligibly prepared new create is one of the quickest developing sections of the nourishment industry due to customer request for new, sound, and helpful nourishments. Be that as it may, mechanical operations of cutting and peeling initiate the freedom of cellular substance at the location of injuring that can advance the development of pathogenic and deterioration microorganisms. In expansion, rates of tissue senescence can be improved coming about in decreased capacity life of fresh-cut natural products and vegetables. Chlorine has been broadly embraced within the sanitization and washing strategies of fresh-cut deliver due to its moo fetched and viability against a wide range of microorganisms. Persistent recharging of chlorine in tall natural wash water can advance the arrangement of carcinogenic compounds such as trihalomethanes, which undermine human and natural wellbeing [1].

Significance of Post-harvest innovation lies within the reality that it has capability to meet nourishment prerequisite of developing populace by killing avoidable misfortunes making more nutritive nourishment things from moo review crude product by appropriate handling and fortress, redirecting parcel of nourishment fabric being encouraged to cattle by way of handling and invigorating moo review nourishment and natural squanders and by-products into nutritive creature nourish. Post-harvest technology has potential to form provincial industries. In India, where 80 percent of individuals live within the towns and 70 percent depend on farming have experienced that the method of industrialization has moved the nourishment, nourish and fiber businesses to urban areas. This handle has come about in capital deplete from country to urban ranges, diminished work openings within the rustic zones, adjust of exchange in support of urban segment and bungled development in economy and standard of living counting the crevice between rustic and urban individuals [2].

Postharvest physiology and innovation has been key to keeping up and amplifying the shelf-life of perishables and diminishing nourishment misfortunes. In any case, postharvest misfortunes are still noteworthy and lessening of such misfortunes would be the most straightforward, less exorbitant, and most viable strategy rather than expanding nourishment production. Postharvest procedures or mechanical usage, such as temperature diminishment, alteration of the air, or chemical medications, are connected. These serve to decrease breath rates, impede maturing, diminish ethylene generation, and subsequently impede senescence, avoid lack of hydration, and expand the shelf-life in this way protecting deliver quality. These techniques suggest that deliver are submitted to abiotic stresses and they ought to actuate diverse metabolic pathways to manage with these stresses and reach homeostasis to dodge undesirable quality characteristics that restrain create shelflife [3].

Due to ancient and obsolete strategy of paddy processing, inappropriate and wasteful strategies of capacity of paddy, rice, transport and dealing with we lose around nine percent of generation. It is evaluated that ten percent of nourishment grains created in India are misplaced in preparing and capacity. The conventional strategies of capacity are capable for approximately six percent misfortunes. In the event that superior strategies of preparing and capacity are embraced, the misfortunes may be decreased to 2 to 3 percent and more nourishment grains may well be accessible to the individuals. It is evaluated that 10-15 percent of agricultural trim such as vegetables and natural products die due to need of appropriate strategies of preparing and putting away. The misfortune in money related term is evaluated to be almost Rs.20 crores yearly [4,5].


Appropriate strategies of preparing, capacity, bundling, transport and showcasing are required for send out of crops such as jute, tea, cashew nuts, tobacco, mango, litchi, nut, flavors and condiments. One of the properties to this post collect framework, because it is presently constituted, is the huge sum of wastage it includes. In case of nourishment grains, a few gauges recommend that in creating nations as much as 1/4th to 1/3rd of add up to trim may be misplaced as a result of wasteful aspects within the post collect system. Losses of nourishment crops allude to numerous distinctive sorts of misfortune delivered by a assortment of components. These incorporate weight misfortune, misfortune of nourishment values, misfortune of financial esteem, misfortune of quality or worthiness and real misfortune of seeds themselves.


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