EFFECT OF WAXING AND STORAGE TEMPERATURES ON GRAPE FRUITS STORABILITY (Citrus paradisi) LOCAL CULTIVAR
ANBAR JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES,
2006, Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 161-167
AbstractThe influence of three paraffin wax concentrations (0 , 2 , 4%) and storage temperature (5C , 10C and 15C) on grape fruits storability (local cultivar) was investigated over three months period. The results indicated that 2% was concentration significantly reduced each of weight loss , physical disorders , decay and total acidity percentage and storage at 5 C temperature was reduced significantly total acidity juice content and vitamin C .
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