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Table 5 Effect of gelatin, lemongrass oil, and peppermint oil on total sugar (g/100 FW) of Samany date palm fruits stored at 0.0 ± 2 °C 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
Control20.1820.5120.6721.4022.0322.3521.19 a
Gelatin 1%20.1820.5020.7021.1321.9822.3021.13 a
Gelatin 2%20.1820.3720.5621.1021.7422.2721.04 a
Gelatin 4%20.1820.4020.5620.9721.6822.2821.01 a
Lemongrass oil 0.25%20.1820.3520.5320.8021.5221.9620.89 ab
Lemongrass oil 0.50%20.1820.3220.4920.6721.3821.9020.82 b
Peppermint oil 5%20.1820.4220.5020.8721.8522.1721.00 a
Peppermint oil 10%20.1820.3220.4520.8021.7222.1020.93 ab
Mean20.18 E20.40 DE20.56 D20.97 C21.74 B22.17 A 
L.S.D for the interaction effect between treatments and storage periods at 5% = 0.6237
Treatment2017
Control20.2320.5120.9821.7222.5122.7021.44 a
Gelatin 1%20.2320.5020.9521.4821.9922.5321.28 a
Gelatin 2%20.2320.4220.7321.4022.0322.5021.22 a
Gelatin 4%20.2320.3820.8021.3621.8222.4521.17 a
Lemongrass oil 0.25%20.2320.3020.6221.1721.8022.2621.06 ab
Lemongrass oil 0.50%20.2320.3020.4320.9221.5722.0220.91 b
Peppermint oil 5%20.2320.4220.7221.3021.7422.3921.13 a
Peppermint oil 10%20.2320.4020.6421.2721.6422.1821.06 ab
Mean20.23 E20.40 E20.73 D21.33 C21.89 B22.38 A 
L.S.D for the interaction effect between treatments and storage periods at 5% = 0.8609