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postharvest treatment
Subject Category
X Research, Technology and Engineering
Definition
The preparation of gathered or harvested commodities, such as food crops, feed crops or wood, for fresh market or processing. This may include, postharvest pest or disease control, various types of preservation techniques, packing, grading, curing (crops) or ripening initiation.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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Used For
post-harvest treatment
Broader Term
postharvest technology
Related Term
curing (crops)
food preparation
food preservation
food processing
food production
food technology
postharvest diseases
postharvest injuries
postharvest physiology
Spanish
tratamiento postcosecha
Term Number
30828