SOME VII. HARVESTING, STORAGE AND TRANSPORT OF MANGO - SOME PROBLEMS PERTAINING TO STORAGE AND RIPENING IN MANGO FRUIT
The factors responsible for the spoilage, due to the development of chilling injury and spongy tissue have been investigated.
Alfanso mangoes for this enquiry were collected from Bulsar district of Gujarat State (India). The mature unripe mangoes were picked from the trees and were transported to the laboratory within 24 hours. Immediately these were cleaned and used for different treatments and analysis. The other varieties of mangoes used during this investigation were purchased from the local market.