Effect of Salicylic Acid and Petruscine on Fruits Storage of Plum Prunus domestica L.Cultivar “Jubileum”

Ammar Nasir *(1) , Ali Deeb (1) and Fahed Sahione (1)

(1) Faculty of Agriculture, Tishreen University, Latakia, Syria.

(*Corresponding author: Ammar Nasir. E-Mail: Ammarnaser129@gmail.com)

Received:9/03/2021            Accepted:10/12/2021  


The research was conducted in two seasons (2019, 2020) in the village of Bahlolia, in the province of Lattakia, on the trees of plum (Prunus domestica L.  cultivar jubileum), grove size (4) acres, age of trees is (12) years, the distance between trees is (4*4), trees is grafted on wild rootstock Prunus cerasia blanche, as it included (4) treatments and (5) iterations per treatment at tree rate per treatment at a tree rate per repeater T0: Control (soaking in water for five minutes), T1: soaking in salicylic acid solution 400 PPM for five minutes, T2: Soaking in petruscine solution 300 PPM for five minutes, T3: Soaking in salicylic acid solution 400 PPM and petruscine solution 300 PPM respectively for five minutes each, the study concluded the following: soaking the fruits with salicylic acid and petruscine jointly led to reduction in the weight loss of the fruits during the storage period compared to the control, and also led to increased fruit hardness and acidity compared to the control.

Key word: plum Prunus domestica L., salicylic acid, petrucine, Fruit Storage.

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