STORAGE CONDITIONS EFFECT ON THE DELICIOUS PILAFA APPLES TEXTURE

D Mitropoulos, G Lambrinos
unpublished
Delicious Pilafa apples were stored in two traditional warehouses and in a steady conditions cold room (10 o C, RH=85%), in order to study the firmness change and investigate a relationship between firmness change and mass loss (dehydration). According to experimental data, the firmness change of apples stored in warehouses is linearly related to mass loss. However this linear model cannot be extended to the steady conditions cold room. Thus, wider variety of storage conditions, more
more » ... as well as a more complex and effective model are required.
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