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Postharvest Calcium Salt Treatment of Fresh Jujube Fruit and its Effects on Biochemical Characteristics and Quality after Cold Storage

Published Online: 31 Dec 2019
Volume & Issue: Volume 27 (2019) - Issue 2 (December 2019)
Page range: 39 - 46
Received: 01 Aug 2018
Accepted: 01 Oct 2019
Journal Details
First Published
30 Jul 2013
Publication timeframe
2 times per year

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