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Hypobaric storage of vegetables


, : Hypobaric storage of vegetables. Acta Horticulturae (38): 23-32

Low pressure storage at 1/10 atm (LPS) extended the storage life of tomatoes to 7 weeks, compared with 3-4 weeks in cold storage. Similar results were obtained with cucumbers and sweet peppers. With parsley LPS extended the storage life from 5 to 8 weeks without appreciable losses in protein, ascorbic acid or chlorophyll contents.


Accession: 000110820

DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.1974.38.2

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