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Table 7 Decay incidence (%)* in barberry packages during storage at 4 °C and 25 °C

From: Capability of oxygen-scavenger sachets and modified atmosphere packaging to extend fresh barberry shelf life

Atmosphere type Temperature Storage day
7 14 21 28
4 °C Control 2.0 ± 1.0Ac 2.3 ± 1.5ABc 20.7 ± 4.0Ab 29.0 ± 3.6Aa
N2 gas 0.0 ± 0.0Bb 5.0 ± 3.0Ab 26.3 ± 5.5Aa 34.7 ± 4.5Aa
Vacuum 0.0 ± 0.0Bb 0.0 ± 0.0Bb 0.7 ± 1.2Bb 10.3 ± 3.5Ba
Oxygen scavenger 0.0 ± 0.0Ba 0.0 ± 0.0Ba 0.0 ± 0.0Ba 0.0 ± 0.0Ca
25 °C Control 8.3 ± 1.5Ac 27.3 ± 2.5Ab 32.0 ± 4.6Aab 37.0 ± 3.0Aa
N2 gas 5.0 ± 2.0Bc 20.0 ± 3.6Bb 28.0 ± 3.6Aa 32.0 ± 2.6Aa
Vacuum 0.0 ± 0.0Cc 3.3 ± 1.2Cc 10.3 ± 2.1Bb 18.3 ± 3.5Ba
Oxygen scavenger 0.0 ± 0.0Cb 0.0 ± 0.0Cb 1.0 ± 1.0Cab 1.7 ± 0.6Ca
  1. *Mean ± standard deviation (SD)
  2. Non-similar uppercase and lowercase letters indicate a significant difference in columns and rows, respectively, for each temperature according to Tukey test (P < 0.05)