Extended Cold Storage of Winter Pears by Modified Atmosphere Packaging1 Moises Zucoloto2, Lucimara Rogeria Antoniolli3*,

Abstract

The aim of this work was to evaluate the effect of passive modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) on the maintenance of fruit quality during the extended storage of ‘Rocha’ and ‘Packham’s Triumph’ pears. Fruit were packed in linear low density polyethylene (100 mm), with 6% BIF 1500 additive placed into perforated plastic boxes and kept at 0 ± 1 °C and 90 ± 5… (More)

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