International Journal of
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Plant Physiol. Biochem.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2162
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPPB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 105

Table of Content: July 2016; 8(1)

July 2016

Evaluating postharvest characteristics of Apantu (Local False Horn) plantain for harvest indices determination

Plantain (Musa sp., genome AAB) is a major locally grown starchy staple food highly consumed by Ghanaians with a per capita consumption of 84.4 kg. However, the maturity index of the fruit has been dependent on various characteristics including angularity, fruit tip drying, etc. A physiological study was conducted on the fruit characteristics of Apantu at harvest to determine the appropriate maturity index to be used by...

Author(s): Dzomeku B. M., Sarkordie-Addo J., Darkey S. K. Bam R.K and Wuensche J