1. Effects of Different Concentrations of Chitosan on Shelf Life and Quality of Banana Fruit

Tareque Aziz; Md. Kamrul Hassan; Fakhar Uddin Talukder; Md. Sohanur Rahman

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 1-12

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.309397.387

Abstract
  The experiment was aimed to investigate the effect of different concentrations of chitosan on shelf life and quality of banana fruit. The single factor experiments were laid out in a completely randomized design with three replications. Experimental treatments included Control, 0.50%, 0.75%, 1.0%, 1.5%, ...  Read More

2. Effects of Postharvest Edible Coatings to Maintain Qualitative Properties and to Extend Shelf-life of Pomegranate (Punica granatum. L)

Gholamreza Malekshahi; Babak ValizadehKaji

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 67-80

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.296297.337

Abstract
  Regardless of the low respiration rate in pomegranate fruits, it is a greatly perishable product. An alternative to maintain quality and prolong the shelf life of pomegranate fruits could be edible coatings. In the present study, three different edible coatings including: 1% chitosan, 1000 mg L-1 thymol, ...  Read More