Updated Jun 18, 2019
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Maturity index for various crops along with training on the appropriate stage for harvest.https://horticulture.ucdavis.edu/project/postharvest-losses-rwanda
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Produce harvested too early may not ripen properly, while produce harvested too late may be fibrous or have very limited market life.
Harvesting of fruits and vegetables at proper stage of maturity is of paramount importance for attaining desirable quality. Using maturity index, helps ensure sensory quality, adequate postharvest shelf life, facilitates scheduling of harvest and packing operations, facilitate marketing.