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. Effect of Absorbent Granules Coated by Potassium Permanganate on Postharvest Quality of Rose (Rosa hybrida) Cultivars

Azizollah Khandan-Mirkohi; Elmira Rabiee; Behrouz Janipour; Ahmad Ahmadi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 175-186

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.300031.353

Abstract
  Enrichment of zeolite and sponge as ethylene absorbent with potassium permanganate was theidea of this study to provide an efficient way to scavenge ethylene during storage period ofthree Rosa hybrida cv. ‘Shiraz’, ‘Avalanche’, and ‘After-party’ cut flowers. A preliminaryexperiment ...  Read More