Volume 5, Number 17 (12-2015)                   JCPP 2015, 5(17): 273-284 | Back to browse issues page



DOI: 10.18869/acadpub.jcpp.5.17.273

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Jafarpoor M, Amini D, Mortezaeinejad F, Gholparvar A R, Khoshbakht D. Effect of Putrescine and 1-MCP on Quality Attributes and Storage Life of Strawberry Fruits (Fragaria ananassa Cv. Selva). JCPP. 2015; 5 (17) :273-284
URL: http://jcpp.iut.ac.ir/article-1-2426-en.html

Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran. , davod.khoshbakht@gmail.com
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Ethylene is an important contributor to the acceleration of fruit ripening and postharvest losses of fruit. Thus, anti ethylene substances could increase storage life of fruits. Thus the effects of 0 (control), 0.5, 0.75 and 1 µL L-1 of 1-MCP and putrescine with 0 (control), 0.5, 1 and 1.5 mM on the storage life (1°C) during 21 day in strawberry fruit Cv. Selva were studied and appearance and the physicochemical characteristics of fruits were measured. A factorial experiment through complete randomized design (CRD) was used. The highest marketability, firmness, citric acid (TA), total soluble solids (TSS), vitamin C and the lowest amount of appearance decay, pH and the ratio of TSS/TA were observed in the treatment of 0.75 and 1 µL L-1 of 1-MCP and 1 and 1.5 mM of putrescine. The results obtained from the experiment showed a positive effect of 1-MCP and putrescine on the storage life of strawberry. The results further showed that the use of 1-MCP and putrescine can act as an effective strategy in postharvest technology of strawberry fruit.

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