RAG602 HHMAP Syllabus
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RAG602 EPAP,Post Harvest Engg. of Horticultural, Medicinal
and Aromatic Plants.
Classification and importance of engineering properties of Agricultural Produce, shape, size,
roundness, sphericity, volume, density, porosity, specific gravity, surface area of grains, fruits
and vegetables, Thermal properties, Heat capacity, Specific heat, Thermal conductivity,
Thermal diffusivity, Heat of respiration; Co-efficient of thermal expansion, Friction in
agricultural materials; Static friction, Kinetic friction, rolling resistance, angle of internal
friction, angle of repose, Flow of bulk granular materials, Aero dynamics of agricultural
products, drag coefficients, terminal velocity.
Rheological properties; force, deformation, stress, strain, elastic, plastic and viscous
behaviour, Newtonian and Non-Newtonian liquid, Visco-elasticity, Newtonian and Non-
Newtonian fluid, Pseudo-plastic, Dilatant, Thixotropic, Rheopectic and Bingham Plastic
Foods, Flow curves. Electrical properties; dielectric loss factor, loss tangent, A.C.
conductivity and dielectric constant, method of determination. Application of engineering
properties in handling processing machines and storage structure.
Importance of processing of fruits and vegetables, spices, condiments and flowers.
Characteristics and properties of horticultural crops important for processing, Peeling:
Different peeling methods and devices (manual peeling, mechanical peeling, chemical
peeling, and thermal peeling), Slicing of horticultural crops: equipment for slicing, shredding,
crushing, chopping, juice extraction, etc.
Blanching: Importance and objectives; blanching methods, effects on food (nutrition, colour,
pigment, texture), Chilling and freezing: Application of refrigeration in different perishable
food products, Thermophilic, mesophilic & Psychrophilic micro-organisms, Chilling
requirements of different fruits and vegetables, Freezing of food, freezing time calculations,
slow and fast freezing, Equipment for chilling and freezing (mechanical & cryogenic), Effect
on food during chilling and freezing.
History, scope, opportunities and constraints in the cultivation and utilization of medicinal
And aromatic plants in India. Importance, origin, distribution, area, production, climatic and
Soil requirements, Propagation and nursery techniques, planting and aftercare, training and
pruning, nutritional and water requirements. Harvesting, processing and economics of under
mentioned important medicinal and aromatic plants. Medicinal Plants: pepper, cardamom,
clove, ginger, turmeric, betelvine, periwinkle, Rauvolfia, Dioscorea, isabgol, Ammi majus,
belladonna, Cinchona, pyrethrum and other species relevant to local conditions. Study of
chemical composition of a few important medicinal and aromatic plants, their extraction and
use. Therapeutic and pharmaceutical uses of important species.
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Pantastico, E.C.B. 1975. Post harvest physiology, handling and utilization of tropical and
subtropical fruits and vegetables AVI Pub. Co., New Delhi.
Pandey, R.H. 1997. Post harvest Technology of fruits and vegetables (Principles and
practices). Saroj Prakashan, Allahabad
Sudheer, K P. and India, V. 2007. Post Harvest Engineering of horticultural crops. New India
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