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Table 6 Effect of gelatin, lemongrass oil, and peppermint oil on total acidity (%) 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
Control0.3200.3000.2630.2500.2230.1800.256 b
Gelatin 1%0.3200.3200.2800.2570.2530.2200.275 ab
Gelatin 2%0.3200.3100.2770.2600.2600.2400.278 a
Gelatin 4%0.3200.3170.3000.2800.2600.2400.286 a
Lemongrass oil 0.25%0.3200.3100.3000.2830.2570.2500.287 a
Lemongrass oil 0.50%0.3200.3130.2970.2830.2770.2470.289 a
Peppermint oil 5%0.3200.3030.2800.2700.2500.2300.276 ab
Peppermint oil 10%0.3200.3200.3000.2730.2600.2300.289 a
Mean0.320 A0.312 A0.287 B0.270 C0.255 C0.230 D 
L.S.D for the interaction effect between treatments and storage periods at 5% = 0.04864
Treatment2017
Control0.2930.2570.2400.2200.2000.2000.235 b
Gelatin 1%0.2930.2800.2470.2430.2200.2000.247 ab
Gelatin 2%0.2930.2800.2700.2500.2300.2200.257 a
Gelatin 4%0.2930.2700.2700.2600.2300.2200.257 a
Lemongrass oil 0.25%0.2930.2800.2600.2600.2300.2300.259 a
Lemongrass oil 0.50%0.2930.2800.2700.2600.2530.2300.264 a
Peppermint oil 5%0.2930.2670.2700.2530.2200.2000.251 ab
Peppermint oil 10%0.2930.2830.2670.2570.2300.2200.258 a
Mean0.293 A0.275 B0.262 BC0.250 C0.227 D0.215 D 
L.S.D for the interaction effect between treatments and storage periods at 5% = 0.04585