Effect of skin coatings on prolonging shelf life of kagzi lime fruits (Citrus aurantifolia Swingle).

@article{Bisen2012EffectOS,
  title={Effect of skin coatings on prolonging shelf life of kagzi lime fruits (Citrus aurantifolia Swingle).},
  author={Abhay Bisen and Sailendra Kumar Pandey and Neha Patel},
  journal={Journal of food science and technology},
  year={2012},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={753-9}
}
An experiment was conducted to assess the influence of chemical and oil coatings on storage life of kagzi lime fruits. Fruits were harvested at physiological light green mature stage and treated with different concentrations of chemicals viz., Cacl2 and KMnO4 and edible coatings viz., (coconut oil, mustard oil, sesamum oil, castor oil and liquid paraffin wax). After treatment, fruits were kept at ambient condition (25-30 °C, 60-70% RH) till 18 days and analyzed for various physical and chemical… CONTINUE READING
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