1. Introduction 2. Contribution of Fruits and Vegetables to Human Nutrition and Health 3. Photosynthesis 4. Respiratory Metabolism 5. Biology and Biochemistry of Ethylene 6. Morphology and Anatomy 7. Ripening and Senescence 8. Transpiration 9. Carbohydrates 10. Organic Acids 11. Pigments 12. Phenolic Compounds 13. Lipids 14. Texture 15. Protein 16. Enzymes 17. Vitamins 18. Flavors and Aromas 19. Physiological Responses to Stress 20. Physiological and Biochemical Effects of Controlled and Modified Atmospheres 21. Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of Horticultural Crops
Elhadi Yahia is a Professor in the Faculty of Natural Sciences at the Autonomous University of Queretaro, Mexico, and is a consultant to several organizations including the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). A full-time Professor-Researcher at the Autonomous University of Sinaloa. Professor Carrillo-Lopez is a member of the National Academy of Scientists for Mexico. He serves as lecturer for postgraduate programs and is thesis director for graduate and undergraduate students.