HORT 410 - Postharvest Biology and Technology

  • 3 credits
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Storage and quality maintenance of harvested fruits and vegetables. Credit not allowed for both HORT 410 and HORT 481A1.

Prerequisite

BZ 120 (Principles of Plant Biology) or HORT 100 (Horticultural Science) or LIFE 103 (Biology of Organisms-Animals and Plants); BZ 440 (Plant Physiology).

Important Information

This course was previously numbered HORT 481A1.

Instructors

Sastry Jayanty

(719) 754-3594 x11 | sastry.jayantry@colostate.edu

Dr. Sastry Jayanty is an associate professor and a state extension specialist at Colorado State University working on postharvest biology and technology of fruits and vegetables. Dr. Jayanty’s appointment is primarily in the area of potato postharvest biology and outreach. His worked at the International Crops Research Institute for Semiarid Tropics (ICRISAT), India during his doctoral studies. Dr. Jayanty’s research contributions include maintaining quality of potato tubers in long term storage, chemical treatments to reduce physiological disorders in apple and peaches. He is also involved in developing strategies to maintain quality in tomatoes and other vegetables.

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