1. Improving Shelf Life of Strawberry Through Application of Sodium Alginate and Ascorbic Acid Coatings

Fatemeh Nazoori; Solmaz Poraziz; Seyed Hossein Mirdehghan; Majid Esmailizadeh; Elaheh ZamaniBahramabadi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 279-293

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.297134.341

Abstract
  In the present study, effects of edible coatings using sodium alginate (SA) and sodium alginate in combination with ascorbic acid (AA) on the shelf-life extension of strawberries at 4±1°C was studied. A factorial experiment was performed based on a randomized complete block design with four ...  Read More

2. Antimicrobial and Physiological Effects of Silver and Silicon Nanoparticles on Vase Life of Lisianthus (Eustoma grandiflora cv. Echo) Flowers

Fereshteh Kamiab; Sadegh Shahmoradzadeh Fahreji; Elahe Zamani Bahramabadi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2017, , Pages 135-144

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2017.228657.180

Abstract
   Increasing quality and vase life of cut flowers play vital role in flower production industry. . Lisianthus (Eustoma grandiflora cv. Echo) has short vase life and it has been revealed that ethylene directly affect the initiation and process of senescence of petals. In this study, the effects of ...  Read More