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Mingjun Li, Xuesen Chen, Pingping Wang, and Fengwang Ma

AsA, also known as vitamin C or ascorbate, is important for all living eukaryotic cells. AsA, the most abundant water-soluble antioxidant in higher plants, is involved in the detoxification of reactive oxygen species and has an important role in

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Shengrui Yao

addition to being adapted to a wide range of soil and weather conditions, jujube fruit is nutritious, with an ascorbic acid (vitamin C) content of 200–600 mg/100 g fresh weight, which is 4 to 10 times higher than orange [ Citrus sp. ( Bi et al., 1990

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Shengrui Yao and Robert Heyduck

( Liu and Wang, 2009 ; Yao, 2013a ). Most of these cultivars are grown for fresh eating, drying, or processing. Jujube fruits are nutritious, with high amounts of vitamin C, cyclic adenosine monophosphate, dietary fiber, minerals, and antioxidants

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Cristián Vela-Hinojosa, Héctor B. Escalona-Buendía, José A. Mendoza-Espinoza, Juan M. Villa-Hernández, Ricardo Lobato-Ortíz, Juan E. Rodríguez-Pérez, and Laura J. Pérez-Flores

antioxidants present in tomatoes, whereas hydrophilic antioxidants include vitamin C and polyphenols ( Viuda-Martos et al., 2014 ). Polyphenols are powerful antioxidants that have been reported to interfere with the initiation, promotion, and progression of

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Natalia Falagán, Francisco Artés, Perla A. Gómez, Francisco Artés-Hernández, Alejandro Pérez-Pastor, Jose M. de la Rosa, and Encarna Aguayo

while PPO is responsible for their degradation. Besides, we have chosen APX, involved in vitamin C processes also affected by RDI. The objectives of this study were to elucidate the long-term effect of RDI treatments on extra-early nectarines over 3

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Lina Mayuoni and Ron Porat

yellow. In addition, peel color was rated visually on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 = dark green, 2 = light green, 3 = color break, 4 = yellow, and 5 = gold. Juice TSS, acidity, and vitamin C contents. Total soluble solids (TSS) content in the juice was

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Pinchas Spiegel-Roy, Aliza Vardi, Yosef Yaniv, Luba Fanberstein, Avraham Elhanati, and Nir Carmi

Lemon is a highly acidic citrus fruit as a result of its high citric acid content (≈5%). As a result of its high level of vitamin C, it is used as an antioxidant to prevent browning in food and was used by the British Navy as an antiscurvy

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Xiaohong Wu, Duan Wang, Xuefeng Chen, Congwei Sun, Xiping Zhao, and Chenjuan Jing

very early-ripening apricot hybrids developed by the Plum and Apricot Laboratory of SFRI-HAAFS. They were released in Hebei in 2015 and 2017, respectively. ‘Jinyu’ has high fresh-fruit quality with a sweet taste and a high vitamin C content. ‘Jinhe

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Maojun Zhang, Lihua Ding, Qiang Wang, Meiqi Feng, and Shahrokh Khanizadeh

, fine, crisp, and juicy, subacid, sweet, very flavorful, and there are few grit cells. In a normal year (when seasonal temperatures are normal), brix values are 14% to 16%, total sugar 7.863%, titratable acidity content 0.897%, and vitamin C content 119

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Qin Yang, Yan Fu, Yalan Liu, Tingting Zhang, Shu Peng, and Jie Deng

), and quantitative traits such as the content of starch and soluble sugar ( Wang and Peng, 2015 ; Zhang et al., 2016a ), fats, proteins, amylose, and vitamin C ( Wang and Peng, 2015 ; Zhang et al., 2016b ). In peony, cross-pollination increased the