An insight into the responses of 1-MCP (1-Methyl cyclo propene) on the ripening control and shelf life extension of Mango

  • Rajani Arya Faculty of Science and Technology, Shri Venkateshwara University, Gajraula, Amroha, U.P. 244236
  • Naresh Pruthi Faculty of Science and Technology, Shri Venkateshwara University, Gajraula, Amroha, U.P. 244236


Mango is one of the most important edible fruit crops in the world and is consumed by millions of people as one of the most delicious fruits with dietary benefits. Post-harvest shelf life extension has been a problem for over years due to its climacteric respiration pattern and sensitivity to low temperatures. Extensive research has been carried out in this area for many decades. Among the various existing technologies, 1-MCP which extends shelf life of fresh fruits and vegetables by reducing their respiration rate is gaining popularity. In the present review, an attempt has been made to summarize some of the important aspects behind the ripening physiology of mango and effect of 1-MCP on ripening process.


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How to Cite
Arya, R. and Pruthi, N. 2015. An insight into the responses of 1-MCP (1-Methyl cyclo propene) on the ripening control and shelf life extension of Mango. Journal of Biological Sciences and Medicine. 1, 1 (Dec. 2015), 36-42.
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