Postharvest Biology and Technology
1. 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

  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

Plant Propagation
2. Effects of nano-chitosan and chitosan coating on the postharvest quality, polyphenol oxidase activity and malondialdehyde content of strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.)

Ha V. H. Nguyen; Duyen H. H. Nguyen

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 11-24

  Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of nano-chitosan and chitosan coating on physico-chemical properties of strawberries during storage. Research methods: Fresh strawberries were coated with different concentrations of chitosan (1%, 1.5%. 2%) or nano-chitosan (0.2%, 0.4%, and ...  Read More

Postharvest Biology and Technology
3. 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

  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