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Vol. 10, Special Issue 7 (2021)
Shelf life extension of dragonfruit (Hylocereus sp.) through some advanced techniques: A review
Shourov Dutta and Manoranjan Neog
Dragonfruit (Hylocereus sp.) is an exotic fruit belonging to the Cactaceae family. The fruit has been recently hit the Indian markets and successfully grabbed the attention of almost every individual. The fruit is potentially rich in antioxidants and possesses many health benefits. Presently the fruit is fetching a good price but due to low shelf life one cannot store it for long. Therefore, a technique has to be developed through which it can be stored for a considerable period of time to fetch desired returns. Under such circumstances, a review has been carried out to collect and gather information on advancement techniques to extend the shelf life of dragonfruit to pave the way for the researcher to conduct studies and develop an ideal method to prolong the shelf life of the fruits during storage.
How to cite this article:
Shourov Dutta and Manoranjan Neog. Shelf life extension of dragonfruit (Hylocereus sp.) through some advanced techniques: A review. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(7S): 950-953.