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Preservation of fresh-cut fruits and vegetables by edible

2020-1-1 · 6. Conclusion. Edible coating serves to complement or replace traditional preservation methods. The use of edible coating has shown promising results in reducing weight loss, microbial growth, and metabolism rate, delaying the ripening process, and extending the shelf-life of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables.

Irrigation for Fruit and Vegetable Production

2012-11-7 · Irrigation for Fruit and Vegetable Production. Precipitation in Pennsylvania averages about 37 inches each year. About 13 inches of this precipitation runs off land into streams, while 24 inches infiltrates into the soil, where it can be used by crops. Uneven precipitation can cause plant stress during critical growth periods, which will affect

Analysis of contaminated milk with organochlorine

2022-2-24 · leaching, moisture contents, microbial activity, and all organic contents determine the behavior of pesticides in relation to the soil.[13–15] In Pakistan, farmers use 39 types of herbicides, 108 type of insecticides, 30 types of fungicides for the betterment of crop.[16] Mostly, organochlorine, organophosphorus, phenoxyacetic acid herbi-

Soil Fumigation Film || SHOUMAN

2022-1-15 · Soil fumigation film . Soil fumigation with methyl bromide or other compounds was used in certain high-value crops to control a wide range of soil borne pests including many root and foliar disease pathogens, plant parasitic nematodes, …

Agronomy | Special Issue : Machine Learning Appliions

2021-2-28 · The soil moisture level estimation performance decreases when the input image size increases as the ratio of the pixel corresponding to the point to estimate soil moisture level to the total nuer of pixels in the input image, whereas the input image size should be large enough to include this pixel under the errors in input images.

Formulation of active packaging system using Artemisia

2019-7-1 · An improved active packaging system was developed for fresh fruits using silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) coupled with calcium alginate (Ca-ALG). For the synthesis of AgNPs aqueous, ethanol and methanol extracts of Artemisia scoparia (AS) were used. These AgNP''s were characterized using UV–Vis, SEM, EDS, AFM, FTIR and gel electrophoresis.

Biodegradable and antimicrobial CSC films containing

2021-9-1 · The structure of CSC biocomposite films was analyzed by FTIR spectroscopy (Fig. 2A).The spectra of SA film showed adsorption band at 3315 cm −1 (OH stretching), 2853 cm −1 (CH stretching), 1414–1606 cm −1 (COO stretching) and 1033–1092 cm −1 (C O C stretching). The absorption of the CS/SA film at 1633 cm −1 was the interaction between the carboxylate …

Biodegradable Food Packaging Materials and - Hindawi

The environment and food safety are major areas of concern influencing the development of biodegradable packaging for partial replacement of petrochemical-based polymers. This review is aimed at updating the recent advances in biodegradable packaging material and the role of virtual technology and nanotechnology in the tomato supply chain. Some of the common …

In situ appliions of X ray fluorescence techniques - IAEA

2005-10-5 · environmental pollution monitoring, mineral exploration, the preservation of cultural heritage, the control of industrial processes and the optimization of analytical methodologies for these appliions using field-portable X ray fluorescence (FPXRF). Although a significant amount

CHAPTER 4. EXTENSION OF THE INTERMEDIATE …

2021-2-9 · CHAPTER 4. EXTENSION OF THE INTERMEDIATE MOISTURE CONCEPT TO HIGH MOISTURE PRODUCTS. The importance of considering the coined action of decreased water activity with other preservation factors as a way to develop new improved foodstuffs has been studied. Leistner (1994) introduced the hurdle concept, or hurdle effect as discussed in …

Ionically Crosslinked Chitosan/Tragacanth Gum Based

2022-1-9 · The novel polyelectrolyte complexes (PEC) were prepared by mixing different Wt% of Tragacanth gum (TG) to Chitosan (CS) and systematic evaluation of multifunctional properties of colloidal solution and films was carried out. The formation of PEC was dependant on the order of mixing of solutions. Particle size analysis, Zeta potential and FTIR confirmed the formation of …

Agronomy | Special Issue : Machine Learning Appliions

2021-2-28 · The soil moisture level estimation performance decreases when the input image size increases as the ratio of the pixel corresponding to the point to estimate soil moisture level to the total nuer of pixels in the input image, whereas the input image size should be large enough to include this pixel under the errors in input images.

In situ appliions of X ray fluorescence techniques

2005-10-5 · environmental pollution monitoring, mineral exploration, the preservation of cultural heritage, the control of industrial processes and the optimization of analytical methodologies for these appliions using field-portable X ray fluorescence (FPXRF). Although a significant amount

Postharvest Handling Practices and Treatment Methods for

Tomato production has increased in recent years due to the economic and nutritional importance of the crop. This increase is made possible by the numerous research advances made along the entire value chain. However, scientific research has been focussed mainly on production whilst neglecting postharvest issues. Tomato producers have therefore enjoyed good harvests in …

Postharvest Handling Practices and Treatment - Hindawi

Tomato production has increased in recent years due to the economic and nutritional importance of the crop. This increase is made possible by the numerous research advances made along the entire value chain. However, scientific research has been focussed mainly on production whilst neglecting postharvest issues. Tomato producers have therefore enjoyed good harvests in …

Biodegradable Mulch Update – New NOP Rule | OSU …

2022-2-15 · The PHA-based film weathered too rapidly, leading to increased weed cover later in the season. The formulation of the PHA-based film was subsequently adjusted by the cooperating mulch manufacturer to allow greater in-field stability required for strawberry production. Yields under biodegradable mulches were as good as under black plastic

Preservation of fresh-cut fruits and vegetables by edible

2020-1-1 · 6. Conclusion. Edible coating serves to complement or replace traditional preservation methods. The use of edible coating has shown promising results in reducing weight loss, microbial growth, and metabolism rate, delaying the ripening process, and extending the shelf-life of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables.

Preserving Strawberry ( Fragaria Ananasa ) Using Alginate

2020-8-21 · Instant research project was an attempt to address the postharvest losses in strawberry using the concept of biodegradable edible coatings. Purposely, alginate and soy based coatings were developed at various levels (2, 2.5 and 3%) and assessed for the role in controlling the moisture loss and total solids in the coated fruit. From results, it was deduced that moisture …

New sustainable lidding film launched for soft fruit industry

2021-11-10 · Noveer 10 , 2021. Heat seal coating specialist Sappi Rockwell Solutions has launched a sustainable lidding film for the soft fruit industry. The company says its recyclable, lightweight, heat seal, RockFruit lidding film is designed specifically for the fresh produce market. It provides a strong, peelable seal onto a wide variety of

(PDF) The Quality Evaluation of Postharvest …

2018-8-9 · during the storage period, strawberry tissue becomes soft due to metabolic changes and moisture loss of the enzyme, which in turn redu ces the firmne ss of the strawberry [25]. Figure 2.

Appliion of Radioisotopes and Radiation in the Field of

Use of Atoms in Pakistan Agriculture: Agriculture is the most important segment of our economy . In spite of having great potential in the form of favourable climatic and soil conditions suitable for producing a variety of crops, our agriculture suffers from low yield per acre, wastage on account of insects and pests and the post harvest losses.

A review of isothiocyanates biofumigation activity on

2017-1-24 · Soil enhancement and promotion of soil microorganisms population. Soil biofumigation has beneficial impact on the soil based on (1) the reduction of water run-off and erosion, (2) the preservation of soil moisture, (3) the reduction of evaporation from soil, (4) the temperature regulation, (5) the improvement of soil organic matter and (6) the suppression of …

Soil Conservation Act (1935) - Living New Deal

2016-11-18 · Soil Conservation Act (1935) President Roosevelt signed the Soil Conservation Act on April 27, 1935 [1]. The law was designed “To provide for the protection of land resources against soil erosion, and for other purposes” [2]. A driving force behind the creation of the Soil Conservation Act was the severe drought that was occurring in the

Effects of Acidifiion and Preservatives on - Hindawi

Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) puree, a versatile food ingredient, is highly perishable limiting its use in resource constrained environments. It is therefore important to develop shelf-stable puree. A challenge test study was carried out to determine the effect of coinations of chemical preservatives and acidifiion on microbial growth in stored puree.

(PDF) Effect of diatomite on growth of strawberry

Angin et al. [12] proposed that diatomite enhanced the growth of strawberry by improving the hydro-physical properties of soil through increasing …

Use of different plastics for soil solarization in

2010-10-7 · The aim of this study was to determine the effect of soil solarization on soilborne diseases, weeds and plant yields by using polyethylene film (30-μm-thick) containing different additives [ultraviolet (UV), ultraviolet + infrared (UV + IR), ultraviolet + infrared + anti-fog + anti-dust (UV + IR + AF + AD)], and used polyethylene film (260-μm-thick). Trials were conducted …