Widodo, Soesiladi E. and Kamal, Muhammad and Zulferiyenni, None and Chandra, David and Kusuma, Dian W. (2019) Flower Baggings in Affecting Mangosteen Fruit Qualities at Harvest and During Storage. In: The 5th International Conference on Science, Technology, and Interdisciplinary Research, 23-25 September 2019, Emersia Hotel, Bandar Lampung. (In Press)

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Abstract. Physiological causes, insect attact, and improper fruit handling are commonly believed to increase the occurence of yellow latex in mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana L.) fruits. To inhibit the former two causes, flower bagging should be applied. This research was aimed at studying the effects of flower baggings to two different flower developments in affecting mangosteen fruit qualities at harvest and during storage. To do so, three bagging materials (unbagged, paper, and baloon) were applied to flowers of 2 and 4 weeks after anthesis (WAA). The fruits were sampled every 2 weeks during the fruit development periods of 8-16 WAA. The results showed that except α-mangosteen content that was slightly decreased during the latest periode of fruit growth by bagging at preharvest, flower baggings of both bagging materials and application periods mostly did not affect mangosteen fruit qualities at harvest, but they affected fruit shelf-life and qualities during storage. Flower baggings resulted in increased fruit shelf-life, with paper bagging applied in 2 WAA was better than that applied in 4 WAA. Paper bagging in 2 WAA resulted in the mangosteen fruit shelf-life of 29 days compared to 4 WAA which resulted in 14 days shelf-life. This research proved also that the occurence of yellow latex was much more likely affected by physiological causes, not by insect attacts.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Pertanian (FP) > Prodi Agronomi dan Hortikultura
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2019 10:57
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2019 10:57
URI: http://repository.lppm.unila.ac.id/id/eprint/15790

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