1. Retention Of Vital Natural Nutrients In Fruits And Vegetables Retention of nutritive value during postharvest stage i.e. ascorbic acid and BetaCeratones content was found to be much higher by this treatment as compared to control samples.
2. Extension of Shelf Life The typical antisenecense activity in terms of reduction of ethylene liberation. Delay in overripening and yellowing was observed by this treatment in case of banana and bittergourd.
3. Reduction In Physiological Weight Loss The physiological loss in weight was reduced considerably when Virosil Agro was applied to Alphonso mangoes and limes. This also results in better TSS content.
4. Better Appearance and Marketablity Physical appearance of vegetables and fruits improved as they retained the garden freshness.The vase life, marketablity of the cut flowers e.g. Shelf life of Roses and Carnations significantly improved after pulsing and holding treatments.