Effect of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) and Temperature on the Quality of Broccoli during Storage

Nguyen Thi Hang Phuong, Toshitaka Uchino, Fumina Tanaka, Fumihiko Tanaka

研究成果: ジャーナルへの寄稿学術誌査読

2 被引用数 (Scopus)


Broccoli (Brassica oleracea L., cv. MKS-B107) is a highly perishable vegetable and it has a relatively short shelf life. Storage conditions and postharvest treatments are the important factors to determine the postharvest quality and the shelf life of broccoli. This study indicated the effects of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) and temperature on the quality of broccoli during storage period. Broccoli was treated with air (as control) and 1.0 mL L-1 1-MCP for 15 h at 15°C, and then was stored at 10°C and 0°C for 25 days and 50 days, respectively. The results showed that 1-MCP treated broccoli was in good quality during 50 days of storage at 0°C and 20 days of storage at 10°C compared to the control broccoli. The present study indicated that 1-MCP treatments suppressed the respiration rate and ethylene production, reduced the chlorophylls and ascorbic acid degradation and inhibited the color changes of broccoli during storage. Broccoli treated with 1.0 mL L-1 1-MCP and stored at 0°C represented remarkably better quality compared to broccoli of the other treatments.

ジャーナルEnvironmental Control in Biology
出版ステータス出版済み - 2022

!!!All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • 農業および作物学
  • 植物科学


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