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Table 4 Combined effect of varieties and postharvest treatments on firmness of tomato during storage and ripening

From: Post-harvest assessment of fruit quality and shelf life of two elite tomato varieties cultivated in Bangladesh

Treatment combinationFirmness (b) of tomato at different days after storage
246810121416
V1T12.333.333.583.814.004.504.835.20
V1T22.102.672.873.333.583.834.004.33
V1T32.202.732.923.673.833.924.334.50
V1T42.303.253.333.783.984.184.734.90
V1T52.253.153.303.763.854.124.414.70
V1T62.283.183.313.773.894.154.534.74
V1T71.922.252.332.503.083.173.503.67
V1T82.082.672.833.003.333.424.004.08
V2T12.332.483.163.803.974.134.475.00
V2T21.672.082.422.923.173.253.533.62
V2T31.872.252.503.083.503.584.084.47
V2T42.102.413.083.753.914.104.404.80
V2T51.922.272.753.473.704.004.334.58
V2T62.002.372.973.533.894.074.384.67
V2T71.582.082.172.252.422.672.832.91
V2T81.672.082.332.752.833.253.503.58
LSD0.050.1180.2040.1580.1970.2570.1970.2630.246
LSD0.010.1580.2740.2120.2650.3470.2650.3540.332
Level of significance***********NS**
  1. Significant b firmness score (1 hard, 2 sprung, 3 between sprung and eating ripe, 4 eating ripe, 5 over ripe, 6 rotten), NS not
  2. *Significant at 5% level of probability
  3. **Significant at 1% level of probability