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Analysis of Phosphorus as an Impurity from the Use of Calcium Carbide as an Artificial Ripening Agent in Banana (Musa acuminate)


Abstract In order to achieve early ripening of fruits, chemicals and ripening agents are used by retailers and farmers. Artificial fruit ripening is illegal but also practiced…

Samuel Kesse, Kofi Oti Boakye-Yiadom, Muhammad Asim Farooq, Md Aquib, Mensura Sied Filli, Wang Bo*

State Key Laboratory of Natural Medicines and Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing 210009, CHINA