Exotic Fruits Reference Guide is the ultimate, most complete reference work on exotic fruits from around the world. The book focuses on exotic fruit origin, botanical aspects, cultivation and harvest, physiology and biochemistry, chemical composition and nutritional value, including phenolics and antioxidant compounds. This guide is in four-color and contains images of the fruits, in addition to their regional names and geographical locations. Harvest and post-harvest conservation, as well as the potential for industrialization, are also presented as a way of stimulating interest in consumption and large scale production.
Covers exotic fruits found all over the world, described by a team of global contributors
Provides quick and easy access to botanical information, biochemistry, fruit processing and nutritional value
Features four-color images throughout for each fruit, along with its regional name and geographical location
Serves as a useful reference for researchers, industrial practitioners and students