Impact of Menthol and Thymol in Combination with Modified Atmosphere Packaging for the Safety and Quality Retention of Apricot Fruits during Cold Storage

Seyed Hossein Mirdehghan; Farhad Pirzad; Sirvan Pireh; Maryam Hashemi; Daniel Valero

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 513-522

  The efficiencies of menthol and thymol fumigation in combination with modified atmosphere packaging were studied to preserve apricot fruit quality. For this purpose, 0 (control), 20, and 30 μl of menthol or thymol were placed on a sterile gauze inside a package and sealed with low-density polyethylene ...  Read More

Effect of Sulfur Pesticide on the Quality of Fresh Pistachios in Cold Storage

Fatemeh Nazoori; Elaheh ZamaniBahramabadi; Seyed Hossein Mirdehghan

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 453-462

  The efficiency of sulfur in controlling pistachio pests, especially psylla, has been documented in the available literature, but it is essential for pesticides not to affect the quality of the product. In this study, movento (0.5 L/1000 L), confidor (0.4 L/1000 L) and refinery micronized (R) and mineral ...  Read More

Preharvest Application of Sulfur as Pesticide on Fresh Hull and Kernel of Pistachio (Pistacia vera L.)

Fatemeh Nazoori; Elaheh ZamaniBahramabadi; Seyed Hossein Mirdehghan; Mozhdeh Yousefi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 117-129

  In recent years, sulfur has been shown to be effective in controlling pistachio psylla. In this study, the effect of sulfur foliar application as psylla pesticide on fresh fruit and kernel of three cultivars of pistachio was determined and compared with two commercial pesticides. Refinery micronized ...  Read More

Application of Various Concentrations of Essential Oils of Savory, Ajowan and Thyme to Maintain Quality and Shelf Life of Gladiolus Cut Flower

Seyed Hossein Mirdehghan; Zahra Aghamolaei

Volume 3, Issue 1 , June 2016, , Pages 33-41

  Two experiments were designed to evaluate the addition of essential oils to preservative solution and subsequent effects on postharvest quality and vase life of Gladiolus ‘Sorati’ cut flowers. In first experiment, the solutions of savory (Satureja hortensis.), ajowan (Trachyspermum ammi) ...  Read More