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Vol. 11, Issue 1 (2022)

Studies on post harvest handling of pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) during transit trials

Author(s):
SS Patil, SA Ranpise and VP Kad
Abstract:
The present research work entitled "Standardization of protocol for supply chain management of pomegranate (Punica granatum L.)" was conducted at M/s. Sahyadri Farmers Producer Company Limited (SFPCL) - Way to sustainable Agriculture, At post Mohadi, Tal. Dindori, Dist. Nashik. and at Post Harvest Technology Centre, Department of Horticulture, MPKV., Rahuri-413722, Dist- Ahmednagar, Maharashtra during the year 2018-2020. The objectives of present research were to study the effect of post harvest handling of pomegranate fruit from field to packhouse and packhouse to market. The research work was divided in transit trial from field to packhouse and again transit trial from packhouse to market. In transit trial, the pomegranate samples were collected from field with minimum postharvest handling and transported to packhouse in refer van by maintaining cold chain (10 0C) and another pomegranate samples were collected from same field with regular post harvest handling and transported to packhouse without cold chain. In transit trial when pomegranate samples were transported from field to packhouse and packhouse to market by cold chain retained high firmness and with minimum loss in sensory parameters.
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How to cite this article:
SS Patil, SA Ranpise, VP Kad. Studies on post harvest handling of pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) during transit trials. Pharma Innovation 2022;11(1):1490-1492.

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