Abdullah, H. Rohaya, M. A. and Mohd Yunus, J. 1993. Effects of precooling‚ ethylene absorbent and partial evacuation of air on storage of banana (Musa sp. cv. Berangan) under modified atmosphere J. MARDI Res. Malaysia. 21(2):171-177.
Ali, Z. M. L. Chin, H. and Lazan, H. 2004. A comparative study on wall degrading enzymes, pectin modification and softening during ripening of selected tropical fruits. Plant Sci. 167(2): 317-327.
Anon. 1990. Official Methods of Analysis. 15th Ed. Association of Official Analytical Chemists (AOAC): Arlington. VA.
Claud‚ E. J. and Calvo‚ B. S. 1994. Chemical control on the ripening of ‘Laktan ’banana. Res. J. 4, 139-144.
Dhopte, A. M. and Phadnawis, B. N. 2002. Biochemical Analyses of Plant Products. Agrobios Pub. India.
Dubois, M. K. A., Gilles, J. K., Hamilton, P. A., Rebers, A. and Smith, F. 1956.Colorimetric method fordetermination of sugarsandrelated substances. Analytical Chem. 28, 350-356.
Elzayat‚ H. E. 1996. Influence of plastic wrapping on storage and quality of banana. Bulletin of Faculty of Agriculture. University of Cairo. 47, 295-303.
Jayaraman, K. S and Raju, P. S. 1992. Developmant and evaluation of a permanganate – based ethylene scrubber for extending the shelf life of fresh fruits and vegetables. J. Food Sci. Technol. 24, 77-83.
Lohani, S., Trivedi, P. K. and Nath, P. 2004. Changes in activities of cell wall hydrolases during ethylene – induced ripening in banana: effect of 1- MCP, ABA and IAA. Postharvest Biol. Technol. 31(2):119 -126
Madhava, R. D. and Rama, R. M. 1979. Post harvest changes in banana Cv. Robusta. Indian J. Hort. 36(4): 387-393.
Malik, C. P. and Singh, M. B. 1980. Plant Enzymology and Histoenzymology. Kalyani Pub.
Meydani, J. and Hashemi, A. S. 1998. Post-harvest Physiology. Agricultural Education Press. (in Farsi)
Nawar‚ A., EL-Shamy‚ H. A. and Allam, A. M. 1988. Delaying banana fruits ripening by silver nitrate and potassium permanganate treatments. J. Agric. Res. 14(2):1002-1012.
Parvaneh, V. 2007. Quality Control and Chemical Analysis of Foods. Tehran University Pub. (in Farsi)
Purgatto, E., Lajolo‚ F. M., do Nascimento‚ J. R. and Cordenunsi, B. R. 2001. Inhibition of beta-amylase activity, starch degradation and sucrose formation by indole-3-acetic acid during banana ripening. Planta. 212, 823-828.
Rahemi, M. 1998. Postharvest Physiology. Shiraz University Press. (in Farsi)
Rao, D. V. R. and Chundawat, B. S. 1991. Chemical regulation of ripening in banana bunches cv. Lacatan at non – refrigerated temperatures. Haryana J. Hort. Sci. 20, 6-11.
Lin, R. L. and Zhang, Q. C. 1993. Preliminary report on study of treating banana with freshness-preserving agent K2MNO4-amargosite. Fujian Agric. Sci. Technol. 3, 15-16.
Sarkar‚ H. N., Hassan, M. A. and chattopdhyay‚ P. K. 1997. Influence of polyethylene packing on the postharvest storage behaviour of banana fruit. Hortic. J. 10, 31-39.
Satyan, S. H., Scott, K. J. and Best, D. J. 1992. Effect of storage temperature and modified atmospheres on cooking bananas grown in New South Wales. Trop. Agric. 69, 263-267.
Satyan, S., Scott, K. J. and Graham, D. 1992. Storage of banana bunches in sealed polyethylene tubes. J. Hortic. Sci. 67(2): 283-287.