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Storage of Reinette Symyrenko apples with post-harvest treatment of ethylene inhibitor and shelf-life

Author(s) Melnyk A. V. , Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, , Uman National University of Horticulture
Drozd O. O. , PhD of Agricultural Sciences, , Uman National University of Horticulture
Category Primary processing of crop products
year 2015 issue №2, 2015
pages 24-28 index UDK 621.796:634.11.002.71
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Abstract The research results of the changes of marketable product quality and natural losses during common cold storage and a shelf life period of 7 days at 20°C (cv. Reinette Symyrenko) under post-harvest treatment with 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) were presented in the paper. It was found out that in favorable years for the formation of fruit quality postharvest treatment of apples (cv. Reinette Symyrenko) with 1-MCP increased marketable products output by 14,8-86,6% with the advantage of higher commodity grade and reduced a natural loss. Postharvest treatment ensures lack of surface skin browning, lack or 3.7 times lower losses from overripeness, 4.5 – from flesh browning, and with a tendency to reduce losses of fruit rot.
Key words apples, Reinette Simirenka, Smart Fresh, storage, commercial quality, shelf life
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