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International Journal of Postharvest Technology and Innovation

2013 Vol. 3 No. 2


Editorial: Postharvest proposal to standardise the terminology
PagesTitle and authors
109-122Identifying causes of mechanical defects and critical control points in fruit supply chains: an overview of a banana supply chain
Lesley Macheka; Ruth Tambudzai Ngadze; Faith Angeline Manditsera; Juliet Mubaiwa; Robert Musundire
DOI: 10.1504/IJPTI.2013.055841

123-139Optimisation of process conditions for dehulling and softening of locust bean (Parkia biglobosa, Jacq. Benth) seeds prior to fermentation in iru production
Adedayo O. Koledoye; Charles T. Akanbi
DOI: 10.1504/IJPTI.2013.055847

140-150Stability of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Lactobacillus rhamnosus in minimally processed cabbage
Franklin Júnior Moreira Da Silva; Cínthia Marotta Fernandes; Diana Clara Nunes De Lima; Rodrigo Oliveira Madeira; Eliane M. Furtado Martins; Maurilio Lopes Martins; Joaquim Mário Neiva Lamas; Afonso Mota Ramos
DOI: 10.1504/IJPTI.2013.055842

151-164Effects of antibrowning solution and chitosan-based edible coating on the quality of fresh-cut apple
Lucimeire Pilon; Poliana Cristina Spricigo; Douglas De Britto; Odilio Benedito Garrido Assis; Adonai Gimenez Calbo; Antonio Sergio Ferraudo; Marcos David Ferreira
DOI: 10.1504/IJPTI.2013.055843

165-177Minimally processed 'Pera' orange: effect of antioxidant agents on the sensorial acceptance and physicochemical characteristics
Kamila Ferreira Chaves; Welliton Fagner Da Cruz; Thamiris Da Rocha Daniel; Aurélia Dornelas De Oliveira Martins; Vanessa Riani Olmi Silva; Maurício Henriques Louzada Silva
DOI: 10.1504/IJPTI.2013.055844

178-189Effects of chitosan-based coatings containing peppermint essential oil on the quality of post-harvest papaya fruit
Isabelle Picard; Robert G. Hollingsworth; Marisa Wall; Kate Nishijima; Stéphane Salmieri; Khanh Dang Vu; Monique Lacroix
DOI: 10.1504/IJPTI.2013.055845

190-206Changes in physico-chemical characteristics of mandarin (common Mediterranean cultivar) Chiotiko (Citrus deliciosa Tenore) from Chios Island in Greece - evaluation of antioxidant capacity and flavonoid content of citrus peels
Theodoros Varzakas; X. Stampelos; E. Manolopoulou
DOI: 10.1504/IJPTI.2013.055846


207-215Perspective: The role of universities in transforming African agriculture for economic development - producing knowledge farmers and entrepreneurial leaders
Umezuruike Linus Opara
DOI: 10.1504/IJPTI.2013.055853