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Chemical and phytochemical properties and antioxidant activities of three pomegranate cultivars grown in South Africa
(Springer Verlag, 2011-02)
A comparative study of chemical contents and antioxidant activities of three pomegranate cultivars (‘Arakta’, ‘Bhagwa’ and ‘Ruby’) grown in South Africa was conducted. Fresh pomegranate juice (PJ) of each cultivar were ...
Prediction of ‘Nules Clementine’ mandarin susceptibility to rind breakdown disorder using Vis/NIR spectroscopy
The use of diffuse reflectance visible and near infrared (Vis/NIR) spectroscopy was explored as a nondestructive technique to predict ‘Nules Clementine’ mandarin fruit susceptibility to rind breakdown (RBD) disorder by ...
Modelling the respiration rates of pomegranate fruit and arils
The design of modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) for fresh and fresh-cut fruit requires adequate prediction of respiration rates (RRs). A study was conducted to determine the influences of storage temperature (5, 10 and ...
Enzyme kinetics modelling approach to evaluate the impact of high CO2 and super-atmospheric O2 concentrations on respiration rate of pomegranate arils
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
Super-atmospheric O2 has been shown to affect respiration rate (RR), but no model describing its effect on RR for pomegranate arils has been reported. This study investigated the effects of four different gas compositions ...
The use of CFD to characterize and design post-harvest storage facilities : past, present and future
There has long been an interest on the use of mathematical models for optimization of post-harvest refrigeration systems operation and design. These mathematical models are applied to predict the biophysical phenomena ...
Successful mechanisation of smallholder agriculture - opportunities for cooperation and partnership between Africa and Japan
(Farm Machinery Industrial Research Corp, 2013-10)
This is an auspicious and opportune time to put a spot light on Africa’s economic relationship with Japan, and there are several good reasons to do so. As I am writing this article in the last week of May 2013, African ...