Postharvest Biology and Technology
1. Commodity system assessment on postharvest handling, storage and marketing of maize (Zea mays) in Nigeria, Rwanda and Punjab, India

Munir Abba Dandago; Lisa Kitinoja; Nura Abdullahi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 02 July 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3297.1136

Abstract
  Purpose: Maize output is decreasing in developing countries due to poor postharvest management despite the huge investments. The study is aimed at identifying and quantifying sources and causes of postharvest losses from farm to retail and suggest appropriate interventions for reducing these losses. ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
2. 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
3. Review of the agro-ecology, phytochemistry, postharvest technology and utilization of moringa (Moringa oleifera Lam.)

Puran Bridgemohan; Anushka Goordeen; Majeed Mohammed; Ronell S. H. Bridgemohan

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, , Pages 311-332

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2020.3037.1116

Abstract
  Purpose: This paper provides an in-depth critical review and analysis of current and recent research undertaken on the agro-ecology, photochemistry, postharvest physiology and utilization of Moringa oleifera Lam. Findings: This treatise provided a comprehensive review of current and relevant ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
4. Extending the vase life of rose cut flower cv. Bakara using inhibitors of physiological vascular occlusion

Es-hagh Hamidi; Zeynab Roein; Mahnaz Karimi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 35-48

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2594.1072

Abstract
  Purpose: Rose cut flowers have a short postharvest life, which can be increased using different treatments. Thus, an experiment was designed to determine the effect of hot water (one min) and chemical solutions (pulse treatment for 20 h) on the postharvest quality of cut rose flowers cv. Baraka. Research ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
5. Optimizing shelf life of pomegranate fruits during traditional storage by Tragacanth gum coating

Mojtaba Mokhtarizadeh Naeini; Azam Jafari; Jalal Gholamnejad; Mohammadreza Vazifeshenas

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 49-60

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2690.1081

Abstract
  Purpose: One of the primary methods in increasing shelf life and maintaining the horticultural product quality is the application of edible coatings at the product surface. In this regard, this experiment was conducted to investigate the effect of tragacanth gum on some characteristics of pomegranate ...  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

Food Science and Technology
7. Effect of chemical dips and packaging materials on quality and shelf life of tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum) in Kura, Nigeria

Munir Abba Dandago; Daniel T. Gungula; Hycenth Nahunnaro

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 117-130

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2054.1039

Abstract
  Purpose: Tomato postharvest losses are as high as 60% in Nigeria despite being 13th producer. This could be reduced when tomatoes were carefully treated and packaged. This research investigated the effects of chemical dips and packaging on storability of tomatoes. Research method: The research was a ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
8. Pre-harvest bagging influences sunburn, cracking and quality of pomegranate fruits

Farzaneh Hamedi Sarkomi; Farid Moradinezhad; Mehdi Khayyat

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 131-142

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2019.2247.1044

Abstract
  Purpose: Quality loss is high in pomegranate due to physiological disorders occurred during growth and developmental stages of fruit in main production areas in Iran. Research method: we evaluated the effects of preharvest fruit bagging time (July and August), and bag color (white and brown) on sunburn, ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
9. A study on consumer’s awareness and practices from the cut flowers during their vase life (a case of Gorgan city)

Mehrdad Babarabie; Hossein Zarei; Atoosa Danyaei; Morteza Alippor

Volume 2, Special Issue - Postharvest Losses , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 27-38

http://dx.doi.org/10.22077/jhpr.2018.1583.1022

Abstract
  Purpose: Since most cut flower consumers do not have knowledge as to how to extend the post-harvest life of the cut flowers, the cut flowers purchased by them last for a very short time. The present study aimed to evaluate the people’s awareness as to cut flowers and the extent to which they consume ...  Read More