- adj. After a harvest (especially with regard to food preservation).
- post- + harvest (Wiktionary)
“There is certainly a need for greater research in areas such as postharvest handling and processing of cassava in order to find better ways of utilizing the crop at village and farm levels.”
“In between two circumnavigations of the globe he bought the best vineyards in the village and founded La Paulée de Meursault, the bacchanalian postharvest feast that survives to this day.”
“The skies were as grim as those of Zhengzhou during the postharvest burn-off, but here it was not a seasonal phenomenon.”
“He was a manure messiah, a stalk savior who wanted to plow postharvest stubble back into the land rather than burning it and releasing more carbon into the air, as I had seen farmers do in Henan.”
““If we are successful,” he says, “it will be the holy grail of postharvest fruit biology.””
“In this study, postharvest smoke exposure of grapes was utilized to demonstrate that smoke significantly influences the chemical composition and sensory characteristics of wine and causes an apparent 'smoke taint'.”
“Little or no research has been done on postharvest deterioration, storage, or preservation methods.”
“In the early 1980s rice farmers in South Korea faced postharvest losses of about 10 percent.”
“The silo, demonstrated by Chinese instructors brought by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), is simple in construction, low in cost, and has potential to significantly decrease postharvest grain losses.”
“This cheap and simple change keeps the grain clean, lessens the drying time, and reduces postharvest losses by more than half.”
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