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Table 1 Effect of gelatin, lemongrass oil, and peppermint oil on weight loss (%) of Samany date palm fruits stored at 0.0 °C ± 2 during two experimental seasons

From: Impact of gelatin, lemongrass oil and peppermint oil on storability and fruit quality of Samany date palm under cold storage

 Storage periods (days)
1530456075Mean
Treatment2016
Control1.462.363.034.125.173.23 a
Gelatin 1%1.432.302.903.544.432.92 b
Gelatin 2%1.502.402.833.504.402.93 b
Gelatin 4%1.452.402.883.434.312.89 b
Lemongrass oil 0.25%1.372.492.913.404.302.90 b
Lemongrass oil 0.50%1.342.132.733.404.172.76 b
Peppermint oil 5%1.372.222.803.564.402.87 b
Peppermint oil 10%1.302.302.753.504.402.55 b
Mean1.40 E2.33 D2.85 C3.56 B4.45 A 
L.S.D for the interaction effect between treatments and storage periods at 5% = 0.5416
Treatment2017
Control1.532.182.953.804.783.05 a
Gelatin 1%1.402.102.953.704.702.97 a
Gelatin 2%1.372.102.733.704.622.90 a
Gelatin 4%1.271.882.573.254.292.65 b
Lemongrass oil 0.25%1.291.802.333.184.252.57 bc
Lemongrass oil 0.50%1.201.772.303.074.132.49 c
Peppermint oil 5%1.372.062.563.104.302.68 b
Peppermint oil 10%1.302.002.503.104.272.63 bc
Mean1.34 E1.99 D2.16 C3.36 B4.42 A 
L.S.D for the interaction effect between treatments and storage periods at 5% = 0.3448