Widodo, Soesiladi E. and Muhammad, Kamal and Suskandini, RD and Zulferiyenni, None and Wardana, RA (2019) EFFECTS OF AMINOETHOXYVINYGLYCINE AND POSTHARVEST TREATMENT PACKAGE OF PLASTIC WRAPPING, FUNGICIDE PROCHLORAZ, AND LOW TEMPERATURE ON THE FRUIT SHELF-LIFE AND QUALITIES OF ‘CALLINA’ PAPAYA. Pakistan Journal of Biotechnology, 16 (1). pp. 55-58. ISSN 2312-7791

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Abstract

'Callina' papaya (Carica papaya L.) fruit is a recently released papaya fruit cultivar that dominates domestic markets in Indonesia. Its fruit has a very short shelf-life due to high respiration and transpiration rates. In our previous research, a postharvest treatment package consisting of one-layer plastic wrapping, fungicide Prochloraz 0.67 mL/L, and low temperature of 16-18 °C was able to prolong its shelf-life and maintain its high fruit qualities. By adding an anti-ethylene of aminoethoxyvinyglycine (AVG) to the postharvest package, longer fruit shelf-life can be expected. The purpose of this research was to study the combined effect of the fruit postharvest treatment package and AVG to the shelf-life and qualities of 'Callina' fruit. The study was laid out in a Completely Randomized Design of a 2 x 2 factorial. The first factor was the fruit postharvest treatment package (without and with the package consisting of a single layer plastic wrapping + Prochloraz fungicide 0.67 mL/L + low temperature 16-18 °C) and the second factor was the anti-ethylene AVG (without and with 5 mg/L AVG). The results showed that (1) the fruit postharvest treatment package had a significant effect on the fruit shelf-life of 'Callina' papaya by prolonging the shelf-life of 14 days longer than without the fruit postharvest treatment package, without affecting its fruit qualities, (2) the AVG had no effect on the shelf-life and fruit qualities, and (3) the combination of fruit postharvest treatment package and AVG gave the best result that prolonged its fruit shelf-life up to 16 days longer than the control.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Pertanian (FP) > Prodi Agronomi dan Hortikultura
Depositing User: PROF. DR. SOESILADI E. WIDODO
Date Deposited: 06 May 2019 04:32
Last Modified: 06 May 2019 04:32
URI: http://repository.lppm.unila.ac.id/id/eprint/11731

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