Irradiation and storage influence on bioactive components and quality of early and late season 'Rio Red' grapefruit (Citrus paradisi Macf.)

  title={Irradiation and storage influence on bioactive components and quality of early and late season 'Rio Red' grapefruit (Citrus paradisi Macf.)},
  author={B. Patil and J. Vanamala and G. Hallman},
  journal={Postharvest Biology and Technology},
Abstract Irradiation as an alternative quarantine treatment has been under consideration by the International Consultative Group on Food Irradiation. This study was conducted on early and late season ‘Rio Red’ grapefruit to investigate the effects of harvest date, storage, and low dose irradiation on functional constituents, and quality. Fruit was treated with 0, 70, 200, 400 and 700 Gy and then stored under simulated storage conditions by subjecting the fruit to 10 °C for 4 weeks followed by 1… Expand

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