Coatings comprising chitosan and Mentha piperita L. or Mentha × villosa Huds essential oils to prevent common postharvest mold infections and maintain the quality of cherry tomato fruit.

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In this study, we evaluated the efficacy of coatings comprising shrimp chitosan (CHI) and Mentha piperita L. (MPEO) or Mentha × villosa Huds (MVEO) essential oils to control mold infections caused by Aspergillus niger, Botrytis cinerea, Penicillium expansum and Rhizopus stolonifer in cherry tomato fruits (Solanum lycopersicum L.) during storage at room… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2015.08.009

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@article{Guerra2015CoatingsCC, title={Coatings comprising chitosan and Mentha piperita L. or Mentha × villosa Huds essential oils to prevent common postharvest mold infections and maintain the quality of cherry tomato fruit.}, author={Ingrid Conceiç{\~a}o Dantas Guerra and Priscila Dinah Lima de Oliveira and Alline Lima de Souza Pontes and Ana S{\'i}lvia Suassuna Carneiro L{\'u}cio and J. Tavares and Jos{\'e} Barbosa-Filho and Marta Suely Madruga and Evandro Leite de Souza}, journal={International journal of food microbiology}, year={2015}, volume={214}, pages={168-78} }