Advertisement

Journal of Food Science and Technology

, Volume 55, Issue 10, pp 4297–4303 | Cite as

Effect of exogenous spermine on chilling injury and antioxidant defense system of immature vegetable soybean during cold storage

  • Jiangfeng Song
  • Gang Wu
  • Chunquan Liu
  • Dajing LiEmail author
Original Article
  • 82 Downloads

Abstract

The effect of exogenous spermine on chilling injury (CI) and antioxidant defense system of immature vegetable soybean (Glycine max L.) during cold storage were investigated. Freshly harvested immature soybeans were treated with 0.8 mmol/L spermine at room temperature for 20 min and then stored at 5 ± 1 °C or 1 ± 1 °C and 85–95% relative humidity for up to 60 days. Results showed that exogenous spermine alleviated the CI, delayed the gradual decreasing activities of superoxide dismutase (SOD) and catalase, and maintained a favourable balance in reactive oxygen species levels at storage period. Although cold temperature (1 ± 1 °C) inhibited the synthesis of l-(malonylamino)-cyclopropane-l-carboxylic acid (MACC), raised ethylene production, and resulted in membrane damage, exogenous spermine obviously hindered the accumulation of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid (ACC). It was concluded that exogenous spermine alleviated CI of cold-stored immature soybeans through regulating the antioxidant system and ACC metabolism.

Keywords

Exogenous spermine Immature vegetable soybean Cold storage Chilling injury Antioxidant system 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The research work was supported by Jiangsu Agricultural Science and Technology Innovation Fund [CX(16)1027].

References

  1. Asrey R, Sasikala C, Barman K, Koley TK (2008) Advances in post harvest treatments of fruits—a review. Ann Hortic 1:1–10Google Scholar
  2. Ben-Amor M, Flores B, Latché A, Bouzayen M, Pech JC, Fomojaro F (1999) Inhibition of ethylene biosynthesis by antisense ACC oxidase RNA prevents chilling injury in Charentais cantaloupe melons. Plant Cell Environ 22:1579–1586CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Cai C, Xu C, Shan L, Li X, Zhou C, Zhang W, Ferguson L, Chen K (2006) Low temperature conditioning reduces postharvest chilling injury in loquat fruit. Postharvest Biol Technol 41:252–259CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Dong L, Zhou HW, Sonego L, Amnon L, Susan L (2001) Ethylene involvement in the cold storage disorder of ‘Flavortop’ nectarine. Postharvest Biol Technol 23:105–115CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Gómez-Jiménez MDC, García-Olivares E, Matilla AJ (2001) 1-Aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate oxidase from embryonic axes of germinating chick-pea (Cicer arietinum L.) seeds: cellular immunolocalization and alterations in its expression by indole-3-acetic acid, abscisic acid and spermine. Seed Sci Res 11:243–253Google Scholar
  6. Hassan FAS, Mahfouz SA (2012) Effect of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) on the postharvest senescence of coriander leaves during storage and its relation to antioxidant enzyme activity. Sci Hortic 141:69–75CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Hoffman NE, Fu JR, Yang SF (1983) Identification and metabolism of 1-(malonylamino) cyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid in germinating peanut seeds. Plant Physiol 71:197–199CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  8. Huang YQ, Sheng W, Guo CF, Xie Y (2011) Study on freshening effect of 1-MCP, Me-JA and chitosan film coating on vegetable soybean. J Anhui Agric Sci 354:489–491 (in Chinese with English abstract) Google Scholar
  9. Jin P, Lü M, Sun C, Zheng Y, Sun M (2012) Effects of methyl jasmonate in combination with low temperature conditioning on chilling injury and active oxygen metabolism in loquat fruits. Acta Hortic Sin 39:461–468 (in Chinese with English abstract) Google Scholar
  10. Khan AS, Singh Z, Abbasi NA (2007) Pre-storage putrescine application suppresses ethylene biosynthesis and retards fruit softening during low temperature storage in ‘Angelino’plum. Postharvest Biol Technol 46:36–46CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. Kramer GF, Wang CY (1989) Correlation of reduced chilling injury with increased spermine and spermidine levels in zucchini squash. Physiol Plant 76:479–484CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Kusano T, Berberich T, Tateda C, Takahashi Y (2008) Polyamines: essential factors for growth and survival. Planta 228(3):367–381CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  13. Lacan D, Baccou JC (1998) High levels of antioxidant enzymes correlate with delayed senescence in non-netted muskmelon fruits. Planta 204:377–382CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. Larrigaudiere C, Vilaplana R, Soria Y, Recasens I (2004) Oxidative behavior of Blanquilla pears treated with 1-methylcyclopropene during cold storage. J Sci Food Agric 84:1871–1877CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. Lei T, Feng H, Sun X, Dai QL, Zhang F, Liang HG, Lin HH (2010) The alternative pathway in cucumber seedlings under low temperature stress was enhanced by salicylic acid. Plant Growth Regul 60:35–42CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. Lelievre JM, Tichit L, Dao P, Fillion L, Nam YW, Pech JC, Latché A (1997) Effects of chilling on the expression of ethylene biosynthetic genes in Passe-Crassane pear (Pyrus communis L.) fruits. Plant Mol Biol 33:847–855CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  17. Lester G, Stein E (1993) Plasma membrane physicochemical changes during maturation and postharvest storage of muskmelon fruit. J Am Soc Hortic Sci 118:223–227Google Scholar
  18. Liu CQ, Song JF, Wang Y, Li DJ (2015) Effect of exogenous spermine on chilling injury and sucrose metabolism of post-harvest vegetable soybean. Sci Agric Sin 48:1588–1596 (in Chinese with English abstract) Google Scholar
  19. Marangoni AG, Palma T, Stanley DW (1996) Membrane effects in postharvest physiology. Postharvest Biol Technol 7(3):193–217CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. Morsy MR, Jouve L, Hausman JF, Hoffmann L, Stewart JM (2007) Alteration of oxidative and carbohydrate metabolism under abiotic stress in two rice (Oryza sativa L.) genotypes contrasting in chilling tolerance. J Plant Physiol 164:157–167CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  21. Moya-León MA, John P (1994) Activity of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate (ACC) oxidase (ethylene-forming enzyme) in the pulp and peel of ripening bananas. J Hortic Sci 69:243–250CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. Pandey S, Ranade SA, Nagar PK, Kumar N (2000) Role of polyamines and ethylene as modulators of plant senescence. J Biosci 25:291–299CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  23. Raeisi M, Samani RB, Honarvar M (2013) Application of exogenous spermidine treatment for reducing of chilling on fruit quality and quantity of Valencia orange var. olinda. Int J Farm Allied Sci 2:1292–1297Google Scholar
  24. Ramachandra Reddy A, Chaitanya KV, Jutur PP, Sumithra K (2004) Differential antioxidative responses to water stress among five mulberry (Morus alba L.) cultivars. Environ Exp Bot 52:33–42CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  25. Ramezanian A, Rahemi M (2011) Chilling resistance in pomegranate fruits with spermidine and calcium chloride treatments. Int J Fruit Sci 11:276–285CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. Sevengor S, Yasar F, Kusvuran S, Ellialtioglu S (2011) The effect of salt stress on growth, chlorophyll content, lipid peroxidation and antioxidative enzymes of pumpkin seedling. Afr J Agric Res 6:4920–4924Google Scholar
  27. Song J, Wang Y, Liu C, Li D (2015) Effect of exogenous spermine on quality and sucrose metabolism of vegetable soya bean (Glycine max L.) during cold storage. Int J Food Sci Technol 50:1697–1703CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. Su X, Zheng Y, Zhang L, Feng L, Wang F, Jiang Y (2003) Effects of 1-MCP treatments on senescence and decay of vegetable soybean pods during storage period. Sci Agric Sin 36:318–323 (in Chinese with English abstract) Google Scholar
  29. Valero D, Martίnez-Romero D, Serrano MA (2002) The role of polyamines in the improvement of the shelf life of fruit. Trends Food Sci Technol 13:228–234CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  30. Wang CY (1989) Chilling injury of fruits and vegetables. Food Rev Int 5:209–236CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. Zhou B, Guo Z, Liu Z (2005) Effects of abscisic acid on antioxidant systems of (Aublet) Sw. under chilling stress. Crop Sci 45:599–605CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  32. Zhu SH, Zhou J (2007) Effect of nitric oxide on ethylene production in strawberry fruit during storage. Food Chem 100:1517–1522CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Association of Food Scientists & Technologists (India) 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiangfeng Song
    • 1
    • 2
  • Gang Wu
    • 2
  • Chunquan Liu
    • 1
  • Dajing Li
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Institute of Farm Product ProcessingJiangsu Academy of Agricultural SciencesNanjingPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Jiangsu Gian Food Co., Ltd.NantongPeople’s Republic of China

Personalised recommendations