Project Details

Postharvest Handling and Storage of Limu

July 1, 2002

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
Hawaii $49,972 University of Hawaii at Manoa R. Paull

To maintain quality and extend postharvest life of harvested limu.

  1. Determine whether various postharvest dips in calcium-nitrogen solutions can assist in quality maintenance.
  2. Determine the optimum storage temperature and maximum storage duration.
  3. Determine whether modified atmosphere packaging can maintain quality and extend postharvest life.
  4. Determine whether postharvest treatments can minimize epiphytic growth.


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