Everyone prefers to consume fruits and vegetables of good quality. That’s how the demand for organic fruits and vegetables has increased in the last few decades compared to the conventionally grown ones. Unlike conventional ones, the organic produce is more nutritional with good health benefits due to the absence of synthetic pesticides or chemical fertilizers, […]

Introduction: Fruits and vegetables are attacked by several pests and diseases from harvesting to storage. Amongst different strategies present for the control of disease and pests here we are going to discuss the best way to control which is to use Biological control agents (BCAs). What is biocontrol: Biocontrol or biological control method means using

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  Leafy greens are an important part of a healthy diet. Vital nutrients required for health and well-being are supplied by green leafy vegetables. These include amino acids, vitamins, essential fatty acids, nutrients, and dietary fiber. They are low in calories and high in fiber, especially insoluble fiber. Insoluble fiber promotes regularity, adds bulk and

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  So what is post-harvest loss and why should we be bothered? The expression “post-harvest losses” means a measurable quantitative and qualitative loss in a given product (FAO). The produce is damaged by pests, insects, improper handling, etc. Transportation and appropriate storage techniques are crucial in maintaining the nutritive value of the produce. Horticultural crops

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