Journal of
Stored Products and Postharvest Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Stored Prod. Postharvest Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6567
  • DOI: 10.5897/JSPPR
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 166

Table of Content: 8 May, 2012; 3(9)

May 2012

Modified atmosphere packaging and active packaging of banana (Musa spp.): A review on control of ripening and extension of shelf life

Banana is one of the most important fruit crops in the world and is considered by millions of people as their main energy source. Post harvest shelf life extension has been a problem for years due to its climacteric respiration pattern and sensitivity to low temperature. Extensive research has been done in this area for many decades. Among various existing technologies, Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) which extends...

Author(s): Sen C., Mishra H. N. and Srivastav P. P.

May 2012

Appraisal of rice production in Nigeria: A case study of north central states of Nigeria

The study was carried out in order to determine the level of contribution of North Central States of Nigeria in rice production to the total output of rice in Nigeria. Secondary data were collected from National Bureau of Statistics. The data include land area used for rice cultivation and output of rice from the period of 1994/1995 to 2005/2006 cropping season. For the area of land used for rice cultivation, the...

Author(s): Ajijola S., Usman J. M.,  Egbetokun O. A, Akoun J. and Osalusi C. S.