Postharvest Biology and Technology
1. Combined effect of low temperature and thickness of polypropylene package on shelf life and quality of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus)

Md. Saidee Rahman; Md. Kamrul Hassan; Fakhar Uddin Talukder; Md. Sohanur Rahman; Mst. Mishu Akther

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 1-14

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3376.1144

Abstract
  Purpose: An experiment was conducted to determine a suitable thickness of polypropylene bag as a package and appropriate storage temperature that will enhance an extended shelf life and quality of oyster mushroom. Research method: The experiment consisted of eight treatments under two factors (temperature ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
2. Changes in organoleptic and biochemical characteristics of mango fruits treated with calcium chloride in hot water

Md. Anowar Hossain; Md. Masud Rana; Md. Salim Uddin; Yoshinobu Kimura

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 37-50

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3191.1127

Abstract
  Purpose: In Bangladesh,mango fruit supply is limited in the local market as well as for export due to its short self-life and susceptibility to post-harvest diseases. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of CaCl2 in hot water on organoleptic and biochemical characteristics of mango fruits for extension ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
3. Post-harvest losses in different fresh produces and vegetables in Pakistan with particular focus on tomatoes

Nida Firdous

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 71-86

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3168.1125

Abstract
  Purpose: International agencies have advocated that monitoring food security and world food resources are necessary to meet the needs of growing populations and to minimize postharvest losses. This paper focuses on the biochemical and physiological bases of changes that causes post-harvest losses and ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
4. Effects of different storage temperature conditions on ripening quality and shelf life of mango (Mangifera indica) fruits in Ghana

Moomin Abu; Nana Sakyiwa Olympio; Joseph Ofei Darko

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, , Pages 245-256

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.2846.1096

Abstract
  Purpose: Physiologically matured fruits of Haden, Kent, Palmer, and Keitt mango varieties were used for experiment. The fruits were held at ambient (29-31 oC) and simulated-transit temperature (10-13 oC) conditions. Quality which includes fruit firmness, weight, and spoilage, were assessed and used to ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
5. Enhancing the shelf life of tomato fruits using plant material during storage

Muhammad Ahmad; Musa Mohammed Abubakar; Sani Sale

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, , Pages 347-354

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.2946.1109

Abstract
  Purpose: Postharvest losses of fruits and vegetables are major problem for countries that agriculture is one of the source economy and that losses in tomato have reported from 20 to 50%. It is one of the very perishable fruit and it changes continuously after harvesting. The aim was to evaluate the effect ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
6. Effect of chitosan and thymol essential oil on quality maintenance and shelf life extension of peach fruits cv. ‘Zaferani’

Reza Rahimi; Babak ValizadehKaji; Ali Khadivi; Iman Shahrjerdi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 143-156

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2349.1048

Abstract
  Purpose: Peach is a climacteric fruit which have rapid ripening. An alternative to maintain quality and extend the shelf life of this fruit could be the use of edible coatings. Research Method: In the present study, the effect of three different coatings; 0.5% chitosan, 200 mg L-1 thymol essential oil ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
7. Selection of efficient storage approach through chemical investigation of mango cv. 'Amrapali'

Md. Mehedi Hafiz; Md. Hossain

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 53-66

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2018.1722.1026

Abstract
  Purpose: Ineffective storage technology is the major concern for the high level of postharvest loss in Bangladesh. So, aiming to pick out the promising storage strategy of mango, this study was conducted. Research method: The mangoes cv. Amrapali were kept under two storage conditions viz., ambient and ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
8. Effect of short-term high CO2 treatment on quality and shelf life of button mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) at refrigerated storage

Afsane Hosseini; Farid Moradinezhad

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 37-48

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2018.1198.1006

Abstract
  Button mushroom (Agaricus bisporus L.) is marketed for its unique flavor and benefits. The shelf life of fresh button mushroom is limited and its quality decreases rapidly during storage mainly due to high respiration rate. Postharvest changes of browning of the cap, softening of tissues, moisture loss ...  Read More