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Prepackaging, Storage Losses and Physiological Changes of Fresh Bitter Gourd as Influenced by Post Harvest Treatments



Swagatam Talukder, K.M. Khalequzzaman, M.N.A. Chowdhury, S.M.K.E. Khuda and Md. Masud Alam
 
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Different post-harvest treatments manifested specific attribute in maintaining physical appearance, acceptability and economic return for bitter gourd. The physical appearance of bitter gourd at 6 days after storage was better in the perforated polythene bag and wet gunny bag. At the harvesting stage (0 day of storage) the score was the highest 10 and at 6 DAS the highest score 6 and 7 were recorded in perforated polythene bag and wet gunny bag, respectively. The gross return after 4 days after storage was higher in these treatments.

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Swagatam Talukder, K.M. Khalequzzaman, M.N.A. Chowdhury, S.M.K.E. Khuda and Md. Masud Alam, 2004. Prepackaging, Storage Losses and Physiological Changes of Fresh Bitter Gourd as Influenced by Post Harvest Treatments . Journal of Biological Sciences, 4: 613-615.

DOI: 10.3923/jbs.2004.613.615

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jbs.2004.613.615

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