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Idetify Natural Volatile Compounds Derived From Essential Oils To Improve Postharvest Quality and Shelf Life of Small Fruits and Vegetables

Investigators
Taghavi, Toktam
Institutions
West Virginia State University
Start date
2018
End date
2021
Objective
Objective 1: To test the efficacy of three essential oil-based volatiles on postharvest shelf life and quality of small fruits and vegetables and identify the best one. Objective 2: To study the mechanism by which these essential oil volatiles affect the fruit degradation during postharvest and to further investigate their mode of action.
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project source
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Project number
VAX2018-Taghavi
Accession number
1015372
Categories
Parasites
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens
Chemical Contaminants
Commodities
Produce