The effect of combinations of UV-C exposure with ascorbate and calcium chloride dips on the enzymatic activities and total phenolic content of minimally processed yam slices

The effect of combinations of UV-C exposure with ascorbate and calcium chloride dips on the... •Enzymatic browning in cut yam (D. rotundata) was studied.•Ascorbic acid plus calcium chloride (AACCl) dip was ineffective against browning.•Combinations of AACCl dip and UV-C at moderate doses effectively controlled browning.•Total phenolic content was effectively controlled with AACCl dip and UV-C at moderate doses. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Postharvest Biology and Technology Elsevier

The effect of combinations of UV-C exposure with ascorbate and calcium chloride dips on the enzymatic activities and total phenolic content of minimally processed yam slices

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2016 Elsevier B.V.
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0925-5214
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10.1016/j.postharvbio.2016.06.008
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Abstract

•Enzymatic browning in cut yam (D. rotundata) was studied.•Ascorbic acid plus calcium chloride (AACCl) dip was ineffective against browning.•Combinations of AACCl dip and UV-C at moderate doses effectively controlled browning.•Total phenolic content was effectively controlled with AACCl dip and UV-C at moderate doses.

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Postharvest Biology and TechnologyElsevier

Published: Oct 1, 2016

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