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The Feasibility of Improving Eating Quality of Table Carrots by Selecting for Total Soluble Solids1

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Joseph C. Scheerens Agricultural Research Service, North Central Region, U. S. Department of Agriculture, Madison, WI53706

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Received for publication April 13, 1976. Contribution from the Department of Horticulture, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, and the ARS, USDA, North Central Region. Research supported by the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, through grant 01898 from the Research Committee of the Graduate School from funds supplied by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. Part of a thesis submitted by the senior author in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the M.S. degree.

Formerly graduate research assistant, Department of Horticulture, University of Wisconsin, now research specialist, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 85721; and Research Geneticist, NCR, ARS, USDA, respectively.

The authors thank Dr. Robert C. Lindsay, Professor of Food Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison, for suggestions and guidance throughout this study. Our gratitude is extended to the panelists and staff of the Sensory Evaluation Laboratory for their cooperation and to Dr. C. E. Peterson, NCR, ARS, USDA, for making available the genetic material.

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