Rate constants for ASTA and L X a values in elevated and room temperature conditions
  ASTA EL - k ASTA RT - k   L X a EL - k L X a RT - k  
Sample ID value value Ratio value value Ratio
Paprika 1 0.0103 0.0031 3.31 0.0180 0.0009 19.77
Paprika 2 - no ethoxyquin 0.0209 0.0085 2.47 0.0232 0.0014 16.10
Paprika 3 - irradiation 0.0186 0.0044 4.19 0.0324 0.0035 9.18
Paprika 4 0.0100 0.0018 5.49 0.0187 0.0011 16.44
Paprika 5 0.0182 0.0049 3.75 0.0169 -0.0003 -65.63
Paprika 6 - no ethoxyquin 0.0307 0.0263 1.17 0.0225 0.0018 12.73
Paprika 7 0.0112 0.0038 2.96 0.0219 0.0015 15.05
Pepper 1 0.0144 0.0049 2.94 0.0162 0.0005 33.63
Pepper 2 - irradiation 0.0174 0.0036 4.79 0.0302 0.0034 8.98
Pepper 3 0.0136 0.0043 3.21 0.0217 0.0006 38.37
Powder 1 0.0399 0.0237 1.69 0.0119 0.0003 44.49
Powder 2 - no ethoxyquin 0.0356 0.0280 1.27 0.0165 0.0007 22.86
Important k-value discussed in results section are highlighted in “bold font”
Table 4: Rate constants for ASTA and L X a value in elevated and room temperature conditions for different product types.