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 Maturity Stage of Olive Fruit on Quality of Olive Products

Azhar Hussain; Muhammad Ashraf Sumrah; Attiq Akhtar; Syed Hamza Mahfooz; Muhammad Azeem Tariq

Volume 6, Issue 2 , December 2019, , Pages 159-165

  This is the first-ever study conducted to standardize the maturity stage of olive fruit for development of olive murabba. Olive fruit was harvested at three different maturity stages including lemon green, semi-ripened and fully ripened stages for postharvest processing. Most prominent quality parameters ...  Read More