Crop diseases usually occur depending on certain factors such as pathogens, environmental conditions, and variety of crops planted. In general, they are spread according to the very nature of the agent that caused them. Continue reading “What Causes Crop Diseases?”
What is Post Harvest Technology?
Post harvest technology (PHT), most popularly known as post harvest handling, is a series of methods and techniques used in the preservation of agricultural commodities after harvest. It is a science applied to agricultural commodities for the purpose of preservation, conservation, quality control and enhancement, processing, packaging, storage, distribution, marketing, and utilization to meet the food and nutritional requirements of consumers in relation to their needs. Continue reading “The Importance of Post Harvest Technology for Fruits and Vegetables”