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Table 4 Effect of gelatin, lemongrass oil and peppermint oil on the total soluble solid percentage (TSS %) 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
Control21.7021.9322.7623.2023.9724.2722.97 a
Gelatin 1%21.7021.9022.2023.1023.6824.2022.80 ab
Gelatin 2%21.7021.8722.2522.8723.5024.1022.71 ab
Gelatin 4%21.7021.8022.1022.8023.3024.1022.63 ab
Lemongrass oil 0.25%21.7021.7521.9722.3723.0324.0322.48 b
Lemongrass oil 0.50%21.7021.7021.9022.3023.1023.9722.44 b
Peppermint oil 5%21.7021.8022.1322.7723.0024.1022.58 ab
Peppermint oil 10%21.7021.8022.1022.7023.1024.0722.58 ab
Mean21.70 E21.82 E22.18 D22.76 C23.34 B24.10 A 
L.S.D for the interaction effect between treatments and storage periods at 5% = 1.003
Treatment2017
Control21.7722.2723.3724.0325.1725.2023.63 a
Gelatin 1%21.7722.2022.9323.7724.8025.1023.43 ab
Gelatin 2%21.7722.2022.8723.5024.5325.0023.31 ab
Gelatin 4%21.7722.0022.8023.5024.8024.9023.29 ab
Lemongrass oil 0.25%21.7722.0022.7323.2724.1024.3723.04 b
Lemongrass oil 0.50%21.7721.9722.7523.2024.0024.3023.00 b
Peppermint oil 5%21.7722.1323.1023.4724.3724.5323.23 ab
Peppermint oil 10%21.7722.1023.1023.2824.3024.5323.18 ab
Mean21.77 E22.11 D22.96 C23.50 B24.51 A24.74 A 
L.S.D for the interaction effect between treatments and storage periods at 5% = 0.7196