Exploring the significance of control atmosphere of vegetables

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Author Details : Aijaz Ahmed*, Uzma Gul, Shabeena Akhtar

Volume : 8, Issue : 3, Year : 2021

Article Page : 109-114


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The development and production of vegetables are increasing in every corner of the globe. Besides fresh and quality vegetables, which are the central pillar of generating economies and business, there is also demand and requirement to differentiate and create post harvest storage, transport, publicity, and preparing the foundation to broaden the utilization of vegetables beyond rising seasons and localities. However, numerous Western nations have created vegetables appropriate for cold environments, including potatoes and tomatoes, to tackle the issue. The countries of tropical areas, like China, India, Brazil, Pan American nations, and nations of Africa, South-East Asia, and Central Asia, have an appropriate environment and assets to cultivate numerous kinds of vegetables. However, the present paper examines the significance of control the atmosphere storage of vegetables and how it affects various foodstuff quality and marketing. The study is based on secondary data. The study systematically reviews many articles, reports and books. The results reveal that the control atmosphere storage enhances the quality of the product that increases the product's suppy and demand. Furthermore, it shows that controlled atmosphere storage is the one most appropriate innovation that can guarantee long storage of vegetables that enhances the freshness and best marketing of the products. The vegetables are kept up through the utilization of explicit CA storage conditions to every product and control of the gas elements, temperature, and relative humidity of the climate. Notwithstanding these components, digestion changes of vegetables have been considered to set up the ideal storage conditions. This is enlarging the improvement of a quick storage system.

Keywords: Vegetables, Storage

How to cite : Ahmed A, Gul U, Akhtar S, Exploring the significance of control atmosphere of vegetables. J Community Health Manag 2021;8(3):109-114

Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and J Community Health Manag. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)

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Received : 24-09-2021

Accepted : 30-09-2021

Available online : 16-10-2021

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