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: July 2011; 2(7)

July 2011

Comparison of repellency of essential oils against red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum Herbst (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)

Tribolium castaneum Herbst (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) is one of the most prevalent stored-product insect pests in Pakistan. It feed on those grains only, which have already been damaged by primary pest. To check the efficacy of different essential oil repellency behavior, Experiment was conducted in the Toxicology Laboratory, Department of Agricultural Entomology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan,...

Author(s): Muhammad Tayyib Naseem and Rashad Rasool Khan

July 2011

Hot water and chitosan treatment for the control of postharvest decay in sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.) cv. Napoleon (Napolyon)

The effectiveness of chitosan and hot water treatments, alone or in combination, to control storage decay of sweet cherries, (Prunus avium L.) was investigated. In single treatments, chitosan was applied by postharvest dipping or preharvest spraying at 0.5 and 1.0% concentrations; hot water treatments at were applied for 5 and 10 min. Sweet cherries were kept in storage at and 98% relative humidity. Rot incidence...

Author(s): Mir Javad Chailoo and Mohammad Reza Asghari

July 2011

Effect of vacuum tumbling time on physico-chemical, microbiological and sensory properties of chicken tikka

Chicken tikka prepared by using vacuum tumbler (tumbling time 15, 30 and 45 mins) were stored at refrigerated temperature (4±1°C) and subjected to comparative studies on 0, 7 and 14 day. Product having more tumbling time showed significant (P<0.05) higher values for cooking yield, pH, moisture and ash%, lower values for cholesterol (mg/100 g), and protein%. The thio-barbituric acid (TBA) value (mg...

Author(s): Sanjay Kumar Bharti, Anita B., Sudip Kumar Das and Subhasish Biswas

July 2011

Effect of polythene packaging on the shelf life of mango fruits

The effects of polythene packaging and washing were observed on fresh green unbruised wholesome mango fruits. Skin colour, weight changes, titratable acidity and the percentage of fruit that were spoiled were monitored. The samples were treated in four different ways: (i) washed and packaged in perforated polythene bags, (ii) unwashed and packaged, (iii) washed and unpackaged and (iv) the unwashed and unpackaged...

Author(s): Ilesanmi FF, Oyebanji OA, Olagbaju AR, Oyelakin MO, Zaka KO, Ajani AO, Olorunfemi MF, Awoite TM, Ikotun IO, Lawal AO and Alimi JP