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1. Comparative evaluation of package types in alleviating textural softening and package-swelling of Paocai during storage: insight into microbial invasion, cell wall pectinolysis and alteration in sugar and organic acid profiles.

The present study aimed to investigate the effect of initial vacuum package (VP), air package (AP) and salt-solution package (NP) on texture softening and package-swelling of Paocai by comparing the changes in physicochemical properties, pectinolysis, microstructure, microbial profile, as well as...

Author(s) : Ge LiHong; Lai HaiMei; Huang YuLi; Wang YaLi; Li YanShu; Zhu ShiYu; Shi Qiao; Li HuaJia; Zhu YongQing; Zhao Nan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2021 Vol.365

2. Synthetic antimicrobial peptides control Penicillium digitatum infection in orange fruits.

Fungal contamination is among the main reasons for food spoilage, affecting food safety and the economy. Among fungi, Penicillium digitatum is a major agent of this problem. Here, the in vitro activity of eight synthetic antimicrobial peptides was assessed against P. digitatum, and their action...

Author(s) : Lima, P. G.; Freitas, C. D. T.; Oliveira, J. T. A.; Neto, N. A. S.; Amaral, J. L.; Silva, A. F. B.; Sousa, J. S.; Franco, O. L.; Souza, P. F. N.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Research International 2021 Vol.147

3. Combined impact of high-pressure processing and slightly acidic electrolysed water on Listeria monocytogenes proteomes.

Slightly acidic electrolysed water (SAEW) and high-pressure processing (HPP) are well-established non-thermal preservation technologies. This study investigated the deactivation mechanisms of Listeria monocytogenes by label-free quantitative proteomics analysis. Samples were treated through HPP...

Author(s) : Chen GuanWen; Chen YiAn; Chang HsinYi; Huang TsuiChin; Chen TaiYuan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Research International 2021 Vol.147

4. A population-genomic approach for estimating selection on polygenic traits in heterogeneous environments.

Strong selection can cause rapid evolutionary change, but temporal fluctuations in the form, direction and intensity of selection can limit net evolutionary change over longer time periods. Fluctuating selection could affect molecular diversity levels and the evolution of plasticity and ecological...

Author(s) : Gompert, Z.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Molecular Ecology Resources 2021 Vol.21 No.5 pp.1529-1546

5. Genomic and transcriptomic studies on chilling injury in peach and nectarine.

Peaches and nectarines are temperate climate stone fruit, which should be stored at 0°C to prevent ripening of these climacteric fruit. However, if stored for too long they will develop chilling injury when removed from cold storage. The disorders which develop are internal and not detectable until ...

Author(s) : Lurie, S.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Postharvest Biology and Technology 2021 Vol.174

6. Fabrication of novel self-healing edible coating for fruits preservation and its performance maintenance mechanism.

Coating damage destroys the integrity features critical for maintaining the modified atmosphere inside the fruit. In this study, we developed a self-healing edible coating that maintains its barrier properties for extending the shelf life of strawberries. The coating was fabricated via the...

Author(s) : Du YuHang; Yang FangWei; Yu Hang; Cheng YuLiang; Guo YaHui; Yao WeiRong; Xie YunFei

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2021 Vol.351

7. Near-saturated relative humidity alleviates chilling injury in zucchini fruit through its regulation of antioxidant response and energy metabolism.

To investigate the effect of relative humidity (RH) on chilling injury (CI), zucchini fruit were stored in cold rooms (4 ± 0.4°C) with different RHs (near-saturated RH [NSH] with 96-100% and normal RH with 72-76% served as control). Storage in NSH delayed weight loss and CI, maintained firmness and ...

Author(s) : Zuo XiaoXia; Cao ShiFeng; Jia WenRu; Zhao ZiYing; Jin Peng; Zheng YongHua

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2021 Vol.351

8. Research progress on postharvest characteristics and preservation technology of passion fruits.

Passion fruit is easy to lose water, shrink, rot and deteriorate after harvest because it ripens at high temperature. So it is difficult to store and transport. Therefore, it is of great economic significance to study the postharvest preservation technology and extend the shelf life of passion...

Author(s) : Guo Jing; Chen YuLong; Wang Ping; Wang Ling; Chen FeiPing; Luo Zheng; Yu Xin

Publisher : Food and Fermentation Industries (Shipin Yu Fajiao Gongye), Beijing, China

Journal article : Food and Fermentation Industries 2021 Vol.47 No.1 pp.334-340 ref.59

9. Efficacy of nano-silica and coarse silica and permethrin on the cowpea seed beetle Callosobruchus maculates F. (Coleoptera : Bruchidae).

Nanotechnology has become one of the most promising new approaches for pest control in recent years. In our screening program, laboratory trials were conducted to determine the effectiveness of nano-silica, coarse silica and permethrin on adult stage of Callosobruchus maculatus on cowpea seed....

Author(s) : Rafid, H.; Mohammed, R.; Al-Jassani, A. A.; Al-Challabi, H. H. G.

Publisher : Connect Journals, Ghaziabad, India

Journal article : Biochemical and Cellular Archives 2021 Vol.21 No.1 pp.751-755

10. Effect of nano-zinc on newhall winter orange preservation.

The effect of nano-zinc on the preservation of Newhall winter oranges during storage was investigated. Newhall winter oranges were treated with nano -zinc, prochloraz, a combination of prochloraz and palm wax, respectively. After storing at 4°C, the quality and flavor of the winter oranges were...

Author(s) : Chen QiuYing; Yang MeiYan; Xu, L. H.; Wen Chong; Reza, S.; Gao XiangYang

Publisher : Tianjin Food Research Institute Co. Ltd, Tianjin, China

Journal article : Food Research and Development 2021 Vol.42 No.9 pp.75-81 ref.27

11. Effect of individual cluster wrapping on colour development and fruit quality of flame seedless grapes (Vitis vinifera L.).

An experiment was conducted to ascertain the effect of individual fruit wrapping on fruit quality and colour development of Flame Seedless variety of grapes during 2018-19 fruiting seasons. Uniform size clusters of Flame Seedless were bagged with white colour and red colour non-woven bags, butter...

Author(s) : Rahimullah Himatkhwah; Arora, N. K.; Gill, K. S.; Nirmaljit Kaur

Publisher : Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India

Journal article : Agricultural Research Journal 2021 Vol.58 No.2 pp.260-266 ref.22

12. Identification of common skin defects and classification of early decayed citrus using hyperspectral imaging technique.

Automatic detection of fruit skin defects is always one of the main tasks of post-harvest processing of citrus fruit. However, it is a challenge to identify different types of defects simultaneously due to a high rate of unpredictability in texture and color of defects. In addition, as a typical...

Author(s) : Zhang HaiLiang; Chen Ying; Zhan BaiShao; Luo Wei; Liu XueMei; Huang YiFeng

Publisher : Springer, New York, USA

Journal article : Food Analytical Methods 2021 Vol.14 No.6 pp.1176-1193 ref.many

13. Early detection of freeze damage in navel orange fruit using nondestructive low intensity ultrasound coupled with machine learning.

Freeze damage in the orange fruit is a serious problem, especially when the environmental temperature reaches the critical freezing point. Separating the damaged fruit from the healthy ones after harvesting and before storing is an important and fundamental process. Therefore, the aim of this...

Author(s) : Firouz, M. S.; Farahmandi, A.; Hosseinpour, S.

Publisher : Springer, New York, USA

Journal article : Food Analytical Methods 2021 Vol.14 No.6 pp.1140-1149 ref.many

14. Effects of different concentrations of chitosan on shelf life and quality of banana fruit.

The experiment was aimed to investigate the effect of different concentrations of chitosan on shelf life and quality of banana fruit. The single factor experiments were laid out in a completely randomized design with three replications. Experimental treatments included Control, 0.50%, 0.75%, 1.0%,...

Author(s) : Tareque Aziz; Kamrul Hassan; Fakhar Uddin Talukder; Sohanur Rahman

Publisher : Iranian Society for Horticultural Science and University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Journal article : International Journal of Horticultural Science and Technology 2021 Vol.8 No.1 pp.1-12 ref.46

15. Nanoparticles as potential external markers for mark-release-recapture studies on Tribolium castaneum.

Studies of insect movement are hampered by the small size of insects and the associated difficulty in tracking them in the environment. We tested the potential of quantum dots (QDs) to mark large numbers of insects very quickly. Our results demonstrate that green CdTe (cadmium tellurium) QDs were...

Author(s) : Gurdasani, K.; Li Li; Rafter, M. A.; Daglish, G. J.; Walter, G. H.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 2021 Vol.169 No.6 pp.575-581

16. Preparation of the quality control samples for Clostridium perfringens.

Objective: To prepare quality control samples of Clostridium perfringens. Methods The suspension of Clostridium perfringens was anaerobicly cultured at 36°C to a concentration of 107 CFU/mL. Using 10% (m/m, the same below) skim milk powder, 5% trehalose, 5% sucrose, 1% sodium glutamate and 0.5%...

Author(s) : Ren Min; Liu Yue; Wang QiuShui; Deng Jie; Ma Kai; Zuo Jia; Yuan LiYan; Gao LiJuan

Publisher : Journal of Food Safety and Quality, Beijing, China

Journal article : Journal of Food Safety and Quality 2021 Vol.12 No.10 pp.4274-4279 ref.20

17. Phenolic and saponin profile in grains of carioca beans during storage.

The objective of this study was to evaluate the behavior of slow and fast-darkening carioca beans during storage, and the profile of phenolics and saponins, aiming to identify which compounds may be involved in the browning process of the integument of these grains. Cultivars Madreperola and Dama...

Author(s) : Bento, J. A. C.; Ribeiro, P. R. V.; Bassinello, P. Z.; Brito, E. S. de; Zocollo, G. J.; Caliari, M.; Soares Júnior, M. S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : LWT - Food Science and Technology 2021 Vol.139

18. Preparation and characterisation of edible layer-by-layer coatings of sodium polyacrylate/chitosan for the preservation of strawberries.

To improve the preservation of strawberries during storage, an edible coating was prepared using a layer-by-layer self-assembly electrostatic deposition technology. Sodium polyacrylate (PAAS) was used as polyanion solution, and chitosan (CS) was used as polycation solution. The obtained coating was ...

Author(s) : Long, M.; Tao, S. K.; Wang, X. H.; Wang, J. Y.; Hu, Y. Y.; Cai, H. Z.; Zhan, G.

Publisher : Faculty of Food Science and Technology, Serdang, Malaysia

Journal article : International Food Research Journal 2021 Vol.28 No.1 pp.44-55 ref.39

19. Susceptibility of impact damage to whole apples packaged inside molded fiber and expanded polystyrene trays.

Postharvest damage, leading to loss and waste, continues to be a significant problem in the fresh produce industry. Trays, designed to reduce fruit-to-fruit contact, are utilized by the apple industry to minimize bruising of whole apples. During distribution, packaged apples are subjected to...

Author(s) : Dunno, K.; Stoeckley, I.; Hofmeister, M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Foods 2021 Vol.10 No.9 ref.33

20. Prediction of fungal infestation in stored barley ecosystems using artificial neural networks.

Predictive models describing the kinetics of fungal growth and thus the risk of mycotoxin formation in mass of grain are promising prognostic tools that may be used in postharvest management systems. In the study an artificial neural network (ANN) based on the multilayer perceptron (MLP) topology...

Author(s) : Wawrzyniak, J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : LWT - Food Science and Technology 2021 Vol.137

21. Novel edible coating based on shellac and tannic acid for prolonging postharvest shelf life and improving overall quality of mango.

This study aimed to investigate the combined effects of a coating based on shellac and the active agent tannic acid (TA) on the storability and physiological variations of mangoes stored at room temperature. Results showed that TA-shellac prolonged shelf life and improved overall quality of mangoes ...

Author(s) : Ma JinJu; Zhou ZhiQiang; Li Kai; Li Kun; Liu LanXiang; Zhang WenWen; Xu Juan; Tu XingHao; Du LiQing; Zhang Hong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2021 Vol.354

22. Novel viscoelastic gelling agent with unique physico-chemical properties.

A novel innovative viscoelastic gelling agent (novel gel, NG) has been developed by combining citric acid (CA) and disodium 5-guanylate (DG). NG has the potential to replace other gelling agents such as gelatine, which has been commonly used in foods, dietary supplements, pharmaceutical and...

Author(s) : Chelikani, V.; Bhardwaj, P.; Kumar, L.; On, S. L. W.; Mohan, M. S.; Olivero, A.; Thake, L.; Ramadhani, S.; Wescombe, P. A.; Olejar, K. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2021 Vol.344

23. Antifungal potential of some essential oils as a fumigant against a stored grain fungus, Aspergillus flavus.

In the present investigation, 20 essential oils extracted from different angiospermic plant parts were screened against Aspergillus flavus. Among them, maximum percent mycelial inhibition was recorded with Chenopodium and Trachyspermum oil. Further physico-chemical properties of these two essential ...

Author(s) : Singh, M. P.; Mishra, A. K.; Singh, R.

Publisher : Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA), Ladkrabang, Thailand

Journal article : International Journal of Agricultural Technology 2021 Vol.17 No.3 pp.1113-1120 ref.15

24. The effect of 1-pentadecene on Tribolium castaneum behaviour: repellent or attractant?

BACKGROUND: Movement of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae), in stored products is mediated by food volatiles and other semiochemicals. RESULTS: In two-way olfactometer assays, T. castaneum was more attracted to wheat bran previously infested with...

Author(s) : Đukić, N.; Andrić, G.; Glinwood, R.; Ninkovic, V.; Andjelković, B.; Radonjić, A.

Publisher : Wiley, Chichester, UK

Journal article : Pest Management Science 2021 Vol.77 No.9 pp.4034-4039