Treatments Total sugars (%)
3rd DOS 7th DOS 12th DOS
Location I Location II Mean Location I Location II Mean Location I Location II Mean
T1 12.35 11.97 12.16 15.82 14.79 15.30 20.82 20.16 20.49
T2 12.84 11.83 12.33 16.34 15.47 15.90 21.06 20.97 21.01
T3 12.51 11.99 12.25 16.21 15.24 15.72 20.97 20.61 20.79
T4 13.30 12.77 13.03 16.55 15.64 16.09 21.24 21.53 21.38
T5 11.16 10.91 11.03 15.11 14.16 14.63 19.66 17.95 18.80
T6 11.88 11.63 11.75 15.66 14.68 15.17 20.35 20.07 20.21
T7 11.35 11.22 11.28 15.62 14.62 15.12 19.89 19.49 19.69
T8 13.42 13.26 13.34 17.13 16.32 16.72 21.8 21.89 21.84
T9 13.56 12.52 13.04 17.77 16.6 17.18 22.47 22.53 22.50
Mean 12.49 12.02 12.25 13.89 13.75 13.82 20.92 20.58 20.75
SE d L T L x T L T L x T L T L x T
0.3050 0.4252** 0.6013 0.3578 0.5469* 0.7735 0.3392 0.7197* 1.0178
CD (0.05) NS 0.8624 NS NS 1.1093 NS NS 1.4598 NS
T1 – 150 ppm GA3 T4 – 200 ppm Thiabendazole T7 – 1000 ppm CaCl2 + 200 ppm Thiabendazole
T2 – 200 ppm BA T5– 150 ppm GA3 + 200 ppm Thiabendazole T8 – Hot water at 54°C
T3 – 1000 ppm CaCl2 T6 – 200 ppm BA + 200 ppm Thiabendazole T9 – Control (Dipping fruits in normal water)
Table 5: Effect of post harvest treatments on total sugars (%) in fruits of banana cv. Nendran (AAB).