Date of Award:

5-1959

Document Type:

Thesis

Degree Name:

Master of Science (MS)

Department:

Plants, Soils, and Climate

Department name when degree awarded

Horticulture

Advisor/Chair:

D. K. Salunkhe

Abstract

Since growers are generally unable to produce food the year-round, preservation of available food by the growers and processors has continued to challenge the minds of these men and their scientific cohorts. Even the consumer is subject to this problem and mist rely on those from. whoa he receives food as to its present and eventual condition. Many methods of preservation have been used such as pickling, drying, smoking, canning, and freezing. Most of these preservation methods require excessive handling and/or extensive storage facilities.

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