Optimization of microwave assisted acid extraction and characterization of pectin from saffron flower waste (<i>Crocus sativus</i> L.)
1. Optimization of microwave assisted acid extraction and characterization of pectin from saffron flower waste (Crocus sativus L.)

Seyed Abolfazl Tabibian; Mohsen Labbafi; Gholamreza Askari

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 16 July 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/jfabe.2021.319103.1086

Abstract
  Saffron flower waste is a new source of pectin and response surface methodology (RSM) was used to optimize the microwave-assisted acid extraction process. The optimal extraction conditions ...  Read More
Convective drying of atmospheric pressure cold plasma pretreatment saffron stigmas: kinetic modeling
2. Convective drying of atmospheric pressure cold plasma pretreatment saffron stigmas: kinetic modeling

Seyed Abolfazl Tabibian; Mohsen Labbafi; Gholamreza Askari; Hamidreza Ghomi; Alireza Rezaeinezhad

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, , Pages 87-94

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/jfabe.2020.297658.1046

Abstract
  In this study, the drying kinetics of saffron stigmas pretreated by atmospheric pressure cold plasma pretreatment (15, 30, 45 and 60 s) followed by hot air drying (60°C and 1.5 ...  Read More