Engineering Sciences, Agricultural Sciences


Pre and Post Harvest Technology Protocols for Export of Banana variety Dwarf Cavendish by Sea


Engineering Sciences, Agricultural Sciences

Focus Area:

Banana Harvesting

Social Benefits:

By using this technology, bananas can be kept in fresh, green and unripe condition up to six weeks. These fruits ripened normally at ambient conditions after treatment with ethylene gas/ ethrel dip treatments and possess very good organoleptic qualities.

Developing Agency:

CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Karnataka

Technology Readiness Index:

Market Launch

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Brief Description

Description :

The post harvest technology protocols include scientific methods of handling, de-latexing, grading, washing, post harvest treatments, pre-cooling, packaging under modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) and also in specially designed CFB boxes, palletizing and stuffing into reefer containers maintained at desired optimum low temperature and post transport ripening management.

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