Ripening Agent

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KAKAWATE (Gliricida sepium) AS A RIPENING AGENT T BANANA (Musa pradisiaca sapientum)

ABSTRACT
TAMBIC, REGINE, MARCH, 2012. KAKAWATE (Gliricida sepium) AS A RIPENING AGENT TO BANANA (Musa paradisiaca sapientum). Cordillera Regional Science High School, Wangal, La Trinidad , Benguet.
The study aimed to determine if the plant kakawate can be used as a ripening agent to tropical fruits such as bananas. The study is experimental in nature utilizing the Randomized Block Design (RCBD). The independent variable was the kakawate. The dependent variable was banana.the five treatments , 100g, 75g, 50g, 25g, of the independent variable was complemented with 3 trials. The best treatments were compared to the controls, banana with no ripening applied and with calcium carbide. The control, banana witn calcium carbide, had only one treatment, 10g, and had three trials. The likest scale was the statistical test utilized. Results reveal that kakawate has the potential as ripening agent on bananas. Findings disclose the color, odor and taste of the banana. Based on the results, the researcher conclude that the plant are not as comparable to the control in different aspects, but still considerably effective.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
The researcher is filled of gratitude and appreciation to the following people who lend hands for the success of this study. First, to the Almighty God for guidance, strength and wisdom through all the hindrances that the researchers surpassed. Through him, in him that this research was accomplish. Ms. Rose Pecay for her enduring patience, advices, encouragement and her helping hand to the researcher; The researcher’s family members for understanding and unending moral support and financial support from the commencement to the finale of the study; The researcher’s friend, Fernalyn Napiloy for providing the independent variable, and classmates’…...

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