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ABBOTT, J.C. 1986. Marketing improvement in the developing world. Economic and social development series 37. FAO, Rome. Manual on the FAO Marketing and Credit Group's experience over the last 20 years.

ASEAN-PHTRC. Village-level handling of fruit and vegetables; Prevention of moisture loss; Papaw and mango handling, Department of Horticulture, College of Agriculture, University of Philippines, Laguna, Philippines. Village-level, appropriate postharvest advice published in various bulletins.

DEBNEY, H.G. et al. Product manual, handling and storage practices for fresh fruit and vegetables. Australian United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association, Australian Department of Primary Industries, Queensland, Australia. A manual on postharvest practices, well illustrated with individual crop recommendations.

FAO, AGSM. 1984. Guide to establishing small packing stations for fruit and vegetables in rural areas. FAO, Rome. This guide draws attention to some of the problems that might arise in establishing small packing facilities.

FAO. 1977. The Modern Farm Business, and The Farm Business Survey. Better Farming Series, FAO, Rome. These booklets explain agricultural business advice in simple English and with line drawings.

HARRIS, S.R. 1986. Improvements of post-harvest fresh fruits and vegetables handling--a manual. FAO, and Association of food marketing agencies in Asia and Pacific (AFMA), Bangkok. An excellent manual. Not only good technical information but also the postharvest advice is seen in context of the wider issues of marketing and the marketing system.

ITC. 1988. (International Trade Centre, UNCTAD/GATT) Manual on the packaging of fresh fruits and vegetables, Geneva. A comprehensive review of packaging methods, with particular emphasis on export packaging.

KADER, A. et al. 1985. Post-harvest technology of horticultural crops. Cooperative extension, University of California. Special publication 3311. Good review of modern post-harvest technology.

SCHUBERT, Berndt. 1983. Market information services. FAO, Agricultural Services Bulletin 57. A review of FAO's experience in establishing Market Information Services.

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