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Table 3 Effect of gelatin, lemongrass oil, and peppermint oil on fruit firmness (Lb/inch2) 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)
01530456075Mean
Treatment2016
Control18.1017.4317.2316.5213.7210.1315.52 a
Gelatin 1%18.1017.4717.3516.5814.2012.0715.96 a
Gelatin 2%18.1017.5317.4316.7514.4312.3116.09 a
Gelatin 4%18.1017.6017.4516.9114.5212.3016.15 a
Lemongrass oil 0.25%18.1017.6017.5317.0115.1313.4116.46 a
Lemongrass oil 0.50%18.1017.7317.6017.0515.2013.5016.53 a
Peppermint oil 5%18.1017.5017.4516.9514.6712.7016.23 a
Peppermint oil 10%18.1017.5017.5016.9714.9212.7016.28 a
Mean18.10 A17.55 B17.44 B16.84 C14.60 D12.39 E 
L.S.D for the interaction effect between treatments and storage periods at 5% = 0.7909
Treatment2017
Control18.1717.2116.8515.7514.5712.1015.77 a
Gelatin 1%18.1717.3117.0716.6315.1513.4016.29 a
Gelatin 2%18.1717.7717.2317.1315.5213.7216.59 a
Gelatin 4%18.1717.8017.3017.2015.6514.0716.70 a
Lemongrass oil 0.25%18.1717.9717.5217.3216.1314.1016.87 a
Lemongrass oil 0.50%18.1717.9617.6017.3516.3014.8717.04 a
Peppermint oil 5%18.1717.9017.5016.9615.4713.5216.59 a
Peppermint oil 10%18.1717.9317.4217.1315.6913.6016.66 a
Mean18.17 A17.73 B17.31 C16.93 D15.56 E13.67 F 
L.S.D for the interaction effect between treatments and storage periods at 5% = 0.7067