Dosimetry, tolerance and shelf-life extension related to disinfestation of tropical fruits by gamma irradiation.
Moy J. H., Akamine E. K., Brewbaker J. L., Buddenhagen I. W., Ross E., Spielmann H., Upadhya M. D., Wenkam N., Helber D., Dollar A. M., Hanaoka M., McGlish G. A.
Author Affiliation: Hawaii University, Honolulu, USA.
Abstract : Eight species of tropical fruit were tested for tolerance to gamma-irradiation; papaw, mango and banana, which tolerated 100 krad, were the most promising and avocado, soursop and passion fruit the least promising. The peroxidase activity of papaw frui