Treatments Storage period (months) Averagetreat.
2 4 6
Overallacceptability
T0 5.38 ± 0.68f 5.53 ± 0.25c 5.10 ± 0.46h 5.34B
T1 5.77 ± 0.62b 5.91 ± 0.91a 5.42 ± 0.18e 5.70A
T2 5.32 ± 0.31g 5.43 ± 0.99d 4.91 ± 0.78i 5.22C
T3 3.90 ± 0.32l 4.26 ± 0.95j 4.24 ± 0.60k 4.13D
T4 3.79 ± 0.42m 3.40 ± 0.95n 3.79 ± 0.72m 3.66E
Averagestorage 4.83B 4.91A 4.69C  
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 7: Effect of chemical treatments and storage period on overall acceptability of garlic paste.