Physico-chemical Characteristics of Tongka Langit Banana (Musa troglodytarum L.) at Different Maturity Stages

Syane Palijama, Tawali A. B, Djide N, Salengke S


Tongka Langit Banana is a specific plants in Maluku and Papua,usually damaged after harvest. Maturity stage was an important factor to inhibit damage after storage. This study aimed to assessing and analyze the effect of maturity stage on physiological, and chemical characteristics. This study was designed using randomized complete block design. Variable measured were respiration rate, pH, total titratable acidity and ascorbic acid. Results of this study showed that maturity stage affected the physiology and chemical characteristics during storage. Respiration rate, pH, total titratable acidity and ascorbic acid were affected significantly.


Musa troglodytarum; maturity stage.

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