Treatments Storage period (months) Averagetreat.
2 4 6
Color
T0 5.12 ± 0.29h 5.18 ± 0.27g 4.88 ± 0.74i 5.06C
T1 5.68 ± 0.29c 5.76 ± 0.32a 5.35 ± 0.00e 5.60A
T2 5.61 ± 0.25d 5.74 ± 0.20b 5.28 ± 0.83f 5.54B
T3 3.63 ± 0.37m 3.89 ± 0.67k 3.96 ± 0.85j 3.83D
T4 3.43 ± 0.11n 2.59 ± 0.45o 3.71 ± 0.85l 3.24E
Averagestorage 4.69A 4.63B 4.64B  
Flavor
T0 5.15 ± 0.06f 5.29 ± 0.05e 4.94 ± 0.32i 5.13C
T1 5.36 ± 0.24d 5.41 ± 0.81c 5.06 ± 0.14h 5.28B
T2 5.42 ± 0.66b 5.53 ± 0.83a 5.08 ± 0.18g 5.34A
T3 3.62 ± 0.80m 3.89 ± 0.13k 3.95 ± 0.23j 3.82D
T4 3.53 ± 0.59n 2.78 ± 0.96o 3.81 ± 0.33l 3.37E
Averagestorage 4.62B 4.58A 4.57A  
Texture
T0 5.19 ± 0.36f 5.44 ± 0.16d 5.03 ± 0.14i 5.22B
T1 5.44 ± 0.23e 5.57 ± 0.36b 5.15 ± 0.45h 5.39A
T2 5.46 ± 0.31c 5.59 ± 0.26a 5.16 ± 0.02g 5.40A
T3 4.08 ± 0.36l 4.32 ± 0.18j 4.28 ± 0.28k 4.23C
T4 3.65 ± 0.29n 3.44 ± 0.30o 3.94 ± 0.29m 3.68D
Averagestorage 4.76B 4.87A 4.71C  
Values are mean ± SD.
*Means in the same columns and rows bearing same superscript small letters are
not significantly different (p ≥ 0.05)
**Means in the same row with the same superscript capital letters are not
significantly different (p ≤ 0.05).
***Means in the same column bearing different superscript capital letters are
significantly different (p ≤ 0.01).
T0=Control
T1=Ascorbic acid (0.5 mg/g)
T2=Citric acid (2 mg/g)
T3=Ascorbic acid (0.25 mg/g) and Citric acid (1 mg/g)
T4=Ascorbic acid (0.5 mg/g) and Citric acid (2 mg/g)
Table 6: Effect of chemical treatments and storage period on color, flavor and texture of garlic paste.