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Studies on the control of sour rot in Nagpur oranges (Citrus reticulata Blanco).

Laul, M. S. and Bhale Rao, S. D. and Mulmuley, G. V. (1980) Studies on the control of sour rot in Nagpur oranges (Citrus reticulata Blanco). Journal of Food Science and Technology , 17 (6). pp. 278-280.

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Abstract

In Nagpur, sour rot caused greater than 60% wastage in Mandarin oranges (Citrus reticulata Blanco). Calixin (1000 p.p.m.) and Benlate 50 (0.1%) with and without wax emulsion were tested on these oranges packed in ventilated wooden cases provided with cushioning pads. Calixin at 1000 p.p.m. and Benlate-50 at 0.1% in 5% wax emulsion lowered the spoilage from 63 to 6% in Ambia Bahar (Oct.-Jan.) crop during 20 days storage period. For Mrig Bahar (Feb.-May) crop when oranges were dipped for 2 min in Calixin of 1000, 3000 and 5000 p.p.m. concn. along with 0.1% Benlate-50, the wastage was reduced to 1.33% and the fruits remained marketable up to 21 days of storage. Besides sour rot the spoilage caused by other organisms have also been listed and the extent of loss incurred after treating with Calixin (1000 p.p.m.) and Benlate-50 (0.1%) separately have been given.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: DISEASES-PLANT; mandarins, sour rots fungicides control in packaged; FUNGICIDES-; ORANGES-; PACKAGING-
Subjects: 500 Natural Sciences and Mathematics > 07 Life Sciences > 04 Microbiology > 04 Fungi
600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 24 Fruits
Divisions: Fruit and Vegetable Technology
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2010 09:17
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2011 09:51
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/5725

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