Problems and prospects of jackfruit cultivators - A study with reference to Tamil Nadu

Jackfruits are soft and delicate, are more prone to damage and spoilage during handling and storage. Due to their high perishability, the postharvest management required is also high. It starts right from harvesting, field handling, transportation to pack house, pre-cooling and subsequent storage. Cold chains are essential component of horticultural postharvest infrastructure. It ensures maintenance of freshness of produce for extended period of storage. This article highlights problems and prospects of jackfruit cultivators-a study with reference to Tamilnadu.

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