Extending Shelf Life of Mandarin Fruit using Pomegranate Peel Extract

Vida Fozi; Mehdi Hosseinifarahi; Foroud Bagheri; Azam Amiri

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 15-24


  Currently, the use of chemicals is reduced due to environmental problems and their negative impacts on human health. Besides, their use has been prohibited in some cases. Postharvest decay caused by fungal pathogens is one of the most important challenges facing the fresh citrus industry. So, the use ...  Read More

Application of Cold Plasma Technology in Quality Preservation of Fresh Fig Fruit (Siyah): A Feasibility Study

Rouzbeh Abbaszadeh; Kosar Alimohammad; Romina Zarrabi Ekbatani

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2018, , Pages 165-173


  Fig (Ficus carica L.) is a perishable fruit and it needs to use new techniques in order to increase shelf life of this product. In present study, atmospheric cold plasma as a non-thermal treatment was utilized for preserving fresh fig quality. Dielectric barrier discharge plasma was applied to fruits ...  Read More