The claim that will be evaluated is the increase in Shelf life.
Measurements will be both in the field and in cold storage.
In the field will be evaluated the ºBrix, the bunch weight and hardness. In addition, total acidity will be analyzed.
During storage instead, weight, rachis drying/drying and hardness will be evaluated at 0, 15, 30 and 45 days.
The field is in Palagiano (TA)