Marketing and Post-Harvest Losses in Fruits: Its Implications on Availability and Economy

@inproceedings{Murthy2009MarketingAP,
  title={Marketing and Post-Harvest Losses in Fruits: Its Implications on Availability and Economy},
  author={Dr. K. E. Sreenivasa Murthy and T. M. Gajanana and M. Chaithanya Sudha and Vijay Dakshinamoorthy},
  year={2009}
}
Fruits are important sources of vitamins and minerals and their role in improving nutritional status needs no emphasis. Fruit production in India, which is the second largest in the world (9 per cent), is growing at a significant growth of 3.74 per cent per annum from 28.63 million tonnes in 1991-92 to 63.50 million tonnes in 2007-08. The per capita availability of fruits even with this increase is lower at 107 g/day than the recommended level of 120 g. One of the main reasons attributed to… CONTINUE READING

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