1. 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

2. Free Radical Scavengering and Phenolic Compounds of Peel and Pulp of Quince

Marzieh Babashpour-Asl; Marzieh Piryaei

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 91-101

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.285851.308

Abstract
  This study aimed to determine the amount of flavonoids, anthocyanins, total phenolic compounds, ascorbic acid and antioxidant activity of the peel and pulp of the quince (Cydonia oblonga Mill.) in the polar and nonpolar sub-fractions of methanol extracts with two extraction methods, Soxhlet and microwave. ...  Read More

3. Effect of Storage Temperature and Packaging Material on Shelf Life of Thornless Blackberry

Mehdi Hadadinejad; Kamran Ghasemi; Amir Ali Mohammadi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 265-275

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2018.252144.218

Abstract
  Blackberry is a highly perishable fruit and its quality decreases very quickly during postharvest period. In this research, two types of container including: oriented poly styrene (OPS), a petroleum-based material, and oriented poly corn starch (OPCS), a bio-based material, was analyzed over 14 days ...  Read More

4. Responses of Calyx Phytochemical Characteristic, Yield and Yield Components of Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) to Different Sowing Dates and Densities

Bahareh Parsa Motlagh; Parviz Rezvani Moghaddam; Zabihollah Azami Sardooei

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 241-251

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2018.258629.243

Abstract
  In order to evaluate the effects of sowing date and intra rows spacing on yield, yield components and some phytochemical characteristics in Roselle, a field experiment was conducted as a split plot layout based on randomized complete block design with three replications in 2013 and 2014 growing seasons. ...  Read More