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Problems associated with the storage of citrus fruits

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The effect of post-harvest coating of oranges (Citrus sinensis) and grapefruit (C. paradisi) with Pro-long at different concentrations was investigated under three different storage conditions: cold ambient, tropical ambient and cold store conditions. There was a definite advantage in storing fruits at low temperature using Pro-long in terms of shelf-life extension and reducing weight loss. Thiabendazole was found to be effective in controlling citrus decay during storage when used at concentration of 1000 ppm. [Continues.]

Funding

British Council.

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School

  • Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering

Department

  • Chemical Engineering

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© A.A.M.M. Al-Salem

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 2.5 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.5) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/

Publication date

1984

Notes

A Master's Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

Language

en

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