Accession Number : AD0714118

Title :   Characteristics of Extended Storage of Pears in Films (Osobennosti Dlitelnogo Khraneniya Grush v Plenkakh),

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Kolosnik,A. A. ; Ponomareva,P. F.

Report Date : 29 SEP 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : Various species of pears were compared for their storage qualities when wrapped in polyethylene film. It was found that ripening is delayed and transformation of protopectin into pectins is decelerated. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*FRUITS, STORAGE), (*POLYETHYLENE PLASTICS, *PACKAGING), TEMPERATURE, PERMEABILITY, CARBON DIOXIDE, PECTINS, ENZYMES, USSR

Subject Categories : Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE