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Effect of chitosan coatings on some quality indices of apricot (Prunus armeniaca L.) during cold storage
In this study, the effectiveness of chitosan coating treatment to control weight loss and maintaining fruit quality of apricot was investigated. Fruits were coated with 0.25%, 0.5% and 0.75% chitosanExpand
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Variation in phenolic compounds, ascorbic acid and antioxidant activity of five coloured bell pepper (Capsicum annum) fruits at two different harvest times
Abstract The interest in the consumption of pepper fruits ( Capsicum annuum L.) is, to a large extent, due to its content of bioactive compounds and their importance as dietary antioxidants. In theExpand
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Effect of chitosan coating on maintenance of aril quality, microbial population and PPO activity of pomegranate (Punica granatum L. cv. Tarom) at cold storage temperature.
BACKGROUND Chitosan edible coating was used in an attempt to extend the storage life of pomegranate arils during 12 days at 4 °C. Prior to storage, treated arils were dipped in 0.25, 0.5 and 1% (w/v)Expand
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Effect of hot water treatments on chilling injury and heat damage in ‘satsuma’ mandarins: Antioxidant enzymes and vacuolar ATPase, and pyrophosphatase
Abstract Susceptibility of ‘satsuma’ mandarin fruit (Citrus unshiu Marc) to chilling injury limits the marketability of stored fruit. In this study, the effect of hot water dip (HWD) treatments onExpand
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Efficiency of salicylic acid delay petal senescence and extended quality of cut spikes of Gladiolus grandiflora cv 'wing's sensation'
Gladiolus (Wing’s sensation) is one of the popular cut flowers that demonstrates postharvest problems which cause shorter vase life and loss of quality. In this research, effect of salicylic acidExpand
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Olive (Olea europaea L.) freezing tolerance related to antioxidant enzymes activity during cold acclimation and non acclimation
The changes in the antioxidant enzymes activity, total protein and proline content and their correlations with freezing tolerance (FT) (expressed as LT50) were investigated at 11 different oliveExpand
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Effect of different coatings on post-harvest quality and bioactive compounds of pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) fruits
The effect of three different coatings; resin wax (Britex Ti), carnauba wax (Xedasol M14), and chitosan (1 and 2 % w/v) on postharvest quality of pomegranate fruits were investigated. Fruits qualityExpand
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Methyl Salicylate Affects the Quality of Hayward Kiwifruits during Storage at Low Temperature
Hayward kiwifruit were treated with methyl salicylate (MeSA) at different concentrations (0, 8, 16, 24, 32 µL.L-1), then stored at 0.5 oC and 90% RH for 5 months to investigate postharvest qualityExpand
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Effect of Ascorbic Acid on Vase Life and Petal Senescence in Cut Rose Flowers (Rosa hybrida) cv. 'Royal Class'
In this study, effect of ascorbic acid (AsA) in delaying senescence in cut rose flowers was investigated. Rose flowers 'Royal Class' were obtained from a commercial grower and pulse treated with AsAExpand
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The arils characterization of five different pomegranate (Punica granatum) genotypes stored after minimal processing technology
In this study, the quality of minimally processed different Iranian pomegranate genotypes was investigated during storage at 4 °C for 14 days. The results showed that at the end of storage time, theExpand
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