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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 11, Issue 1 (2022)

Effect of edible herbal coatings to extend the shelf life of banana cv. ‘Ney Poovan’ (not exposed to smoke) stored at room temperature

Author(s):

Chithra M, Sathees N, Venkatesan S and Thirupathi M

Abstract:

 

The present investigation was carried out on the harvested banana bunch which was not exposed to smoke for regulating the ripening of fruits in the banana bunch. The treatments were consist of 2.0 percent corn starch, 4.0 percent corn starch and 6.0 percent corn starch with different combination of herbal extracts such as Tulsi leaf extract, Mint leaf extract and papaya leaf extract at 2.0 percent, 4.0 percent, 6.0 per cent. The experiment was conducted in Completely Randomized Design (CRD) with thirteen treatments and three replication. The results showed the treatment of 6.0 per cent of corn starch with papaya leaf extract at 6.0 per cent were significantly increased the shelf life, reduced the physiological loss in weight and fruit spoilage percentage compared to control and other edible herbal coatings.

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How to cite this article:
Chithra M, Sathees N, Venkatesan S and Thirupathi M. Effect of edible herbal coatings to extend the shelf life of banana cv. ‘Ney Poovan’ (not exposed to smoke) stored at room temperature. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2022;11(1):185-188.

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