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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 10, Issue:3, March, 2021

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2021.10(3): 1903-1907

Aloe vera Gel - As an Edible Coating for Post Harvest Application on Fruits: A Review
D. Srigandha and Sudeesh Kulkarni
Department of Plantation, Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic crops, College of Horticulture, Bagalkot, Udyanagiri, Karnataka, India
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Nowadays, fruits and vegetables have high demand in market because of its nutritional value but they are highly perishable as they contain 80–90% water by weight. About 30% fruits and vegetables are affected by insects, microorganisms and during transportation and preservation. Preservation of fruits and vegetables is a big challenge for the world. Edible coating is an effective method to solve this problem. It extend the shelf life of fresh fruits and vegetables by reducing moisture and solute migration, gas exchange, respiration, and oxidative reaction rates as well as by reducing or even suppressing physiological disorders.

Keywords: Aloe vera gel, Edible coating, Fruits, Shelf life

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Srigandha, D. D. and Sudeesh Kulkarni. 2021. Aloe vera Gel - As an Edible Coating for Post Harvest Application on Fruits: A Review.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 10(3): 1903-1907. doi:
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