Modified Atmosphere Packaging and Postharvest Treatments on Mango Preservation: A Review

  • Xiaowen Liu
  • Yabo Fu
  • Pengfei Guo
  • Wencai Xu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 477)


This review provides various methods of postharvest treatment and modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) of mango fruit preservation. On the one hand, significant amount of postharvest storage research has been done in this area to improve shelf life and quality of fruit, especially, pulsed light, irradiation, hot water, bio-control agents, malicacid dipping and 1-MCP treatment. On the other hand, modified atmosphere technology has extensive application prospect in mango fruit preservation. Some comparison and effects of these techniques have been mentioned and recommended in this paper. The post-harvest treatments in combination with MAP could be used to inhibit browning, decay, and deterioration of mangoes.


Postharvest treatment Modified atmosphere packaging Mango Preservation 



This work was supported by the National Key Scientific Instrument and Equipment Development Project (No. 2013YQ140517), National Key R&D Program (No. 2016YFC0204202) and Coordinative Innovation Project of Beijing Municipal Commission of Education.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaowen Liu
    • 1
  • Yabo Fu
    • 1
  • Pengfei Guo
    • 1
  • Wencai Xu
    • 1
  1. 1.Beijing Key Laboratory of Printing and Packaging Materials and TechnologyBeijing Institute of Graphic CommunicationBeijingChina

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