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Thitipat Weeplian, Tsair-Bor Yen, and Yunn-Shy Ho

; Ślesak et al., 2008 ; Vogt et al., 1999 ). In addition, this plant possesses the ability to rapidly accumulate phytochemicals and secondary metabolites, such as beta-carotene, pinitol, betacyanin, phenolic compounds, and flavonol conjugates, in a cell

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Juan Pablo Fernández-Trujillo, Javier Obando, Juan Antonio Martínez, Antonio Luis Alarcón, Iban Eduardo, Pere Arús, and Antonio José Monforte

Lester, G.E. Jifon, J.L. Rogers, G. 2005 Supplemental foliar potassium applications during muskmelon fruit development can improve fruit quality, ascorbic acid, and beta-carotene contents J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 130 649

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results suggest that this method will also work for beta-carotene in cantaloupe and prolycopene in orange watermelon. The R 2 values using this method compare well with other published methods, with ranges between 0.88 and 0.99 depending on the type of

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Sat Pal Sharma, Daniel I. Leskovar, Kevin M. Crosby, and A.M.H. Ibrahim

-flesh honeydew muskmelons: Influence of cultivar, fruit size, soil type, and year J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 127 843 847 Lester, G.E. Eischen, F. 1996 Beta-carotene content of postharvest orange-fleshed muskmelon fruit: Effect of cultivar, growing location and

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Wei Hu, Qing Di, Jingyi Wei, Jie Zhang, and Jia Liu

activities in maize ( Zea mays L.) J. Integr. Agr. 18 395 406 doi: 10.1016/S2095-3119(18)61953-7 Elgersma, A. Soegaard, K. Jensen, S.K. 2015 Interrelations between herbage yield, alpha-tocopherol, beta-carotene, lutein, protein, and fiber in

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D. Michael Jackson, Howard F. Harrison, Robert L. Jarret, and Phillip A. Wadl

. 157 273 281 Manrique, K. Hermann, M. 2001 Effect of GxE interaction on root yield and beta-carotene content of selected sweetpotato [ Ipomoea batatas (L) Lam.] varieties and breeding clones, p. 281–287. In: Scientist and farmer: Partners in research

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James D. McCreight, Jack E. Staub, Todd C. Wehner, and Narinder P.S. Dhillon

nutrients such as beta-carotene, vitamin C, folic acid, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium ( Yuwai et al., 1991 ). Recently the species has been considered as one of five crops, along with scuba rice, mung beans, disease-resistant bananas, and drought

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Eliezer S. Louzada and Chandrika Ramadugu

rich in glutamic and aspartic acids, arginine, proline, and phenylalanine. It is abundant in vitamins, with over 1400 international units (IU) of vitamin A, high in alpha and beta-carotene, lycopene, vitamin C, in addition to multiples of bioactive

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antioxidant capacity. Interestingly, the green-fleshed kiwifruit have higher levels of beta-carotene than the golden-fleshed kiwifruit. The green flesh is due to their much higher levels of chlorophyll. Compared to industry standards, the three new cultivars

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Ksenija Gasic, John E. Preece, and David Karp

. 2018. Fruit: medium to large, 182.6-294.6 g, average 222.3 g; round and uniform; rind medium to thin, with distinctive reddish blush; ease of peeling moderate to difficult; flesh firm, pigmented pinkish-red by lycopenes and beta carotenes; juice