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Table 2 Effect of gelatin, lemongrass oil, and peppermint oil on decay (%) 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
Control1.8711.7027.1038.1554.3126.63 a
Gelatin 1%1.9211.5125.1335.2350.3924.84 b
Gelatin 2%1.6210.3922.3232.1947.9222.89 c
Gelatin 4%1.538.7621.7029.6238.7420.07 d
Lemongrass oil 0.25%1.578.8623.5230.1837.1520.26 d
Lemongrass oil 0.50%1.237.2018.3026.7334.2917.55 e
Peppermint oil 5%1.509.1020.5730.2039.1520.10 d
Peppermint oil 10%1.348.7020.1028.4335.7318.86 de
Mean1.57 E9.53 D22.34 C31.34 B42.21 A 
L.S.D for the interaction effect between treatments and storage periods at 5% = 3.135
Treatment2017
Control1.529.7623.8137.3251.3824.76 a
Gelatin 1%1.509.7222.1936.1847.1923.36 b
Gelatin 2%1.328.1519.6733.0745.6221.57 c
Gelatin 4%1.237.6218.1528.1540.3819.11 de
Lemongrass oil 0.25%1.207.5220.0530.2040.2719.85 d
Lemongrass oil 0.50%0.967.1516.5225.7235.1917.11 f
Peppermint oil 5%1.358.1020.3028.4737.3719.12 de
Peppermint oil 10%1.057.7219.1027.1337.1418.43 e
Mean1.27 E8.22 D19.97 C30.78 B41.82 A 
L.S.D for the interaction effect between treatments and storage periods at 5% = 2.717