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Effect of controlled atmospheres on maintaining quality of persimmon fruit cv. "Rojo Brillante".
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18211366     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Astringent "Rojo Brillante" persimmon fruits were stored in air or in 2 different controlled atmospheres: 10% CO(2)+ 90% N(2) (CA1) or 97 % N(2)+ air (CA2) for up 50 d at 15 degrees C. After different periods, the fruit were treated with 95% CO(2) for 24 h at 20 degrees C in order to remove astringency, and then transferred to 20 degrees C in air free of CO(2) for 5 d to simulate shelf life. Other fruits were directly transferred to shelf life without being submitted to deastringency treatment. Storage under CA2 allowed storability of persimmon "Rojo Brillante" during 30 d at 15 degrees C, maintaining commercial firmness. Moreover, CA2 had an effect on removing astringency when fruits were stored for 30 d at 15 degrees C, or after 20 d following to shelf life. As consequence, deastringency treatment could be avoided when the fruits were previously stored under this controlled atmosphere.
Authors:
L Arnal; C Besada; P Navarro; A Salvador
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of food science     Volume:  73     ISSN:  1750-3841     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Food Sci.     Publication Date:  2008 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-01-23     Completed Date:  2008-02-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0014052     Medline TA:  J Food Sci     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S26-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Centro de Tecnología de Postcosecha, Institute Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias, 46113-Moncada, Valencia, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Air
Carbon Dioxide / pharmacology
Diospyros*
Environment, Controlled
Food Packaging / methods*
Food Preservation / methods*
Food Technology / methods
Fruit / chemistry,  standards*
Nitrogen / pharmacology
Oxygen / pharmacology
Quality Control*
Temperature
Time Factors
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
124-38-9/Carbon Dioxide; 7727-37-9/Nitrogen; 7782-44-7/Oxygen

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