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Ayse Coban, Yelderem Akhoundnejad, Sultan Dere, and H. Yildiz Dasgan

-S; Mettler Toledo, Greifensee, Switzerland) that was sensitive ±0.01 g. Fruit fresh and dry weight data were used to calculate the % dry matter content of 100 g of fresh tomato fruit. Vitamin C of fruits was measured by using the spectrophotometric

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Diana Niñirola, Juan A. Fernández, Encarnación Conesa, Juan A. Martínez, and Catalina Egea-Gilabert

-scavenging capacity ( Brand-Williams et al., 1995 ). The content of vitamin C, measured as ascorbic acid (AA) and dehydroascorbic acid, was measured in shoots using high-performance liquid chromatography (Shimadzu Corporation, Canby, OR) equipped with a degasser, DGU

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Huating Dou and Fred G. Gmitter

with 92% ± 3% RH. Fruit weight loss per treatment was investigated between day 1 and day 14, and peel color was measured at day 40. After fruit examination at day 90, fruit internal vitamin C, sucrose, SSC, and titratable acidity (TA) were determined as

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Muttalip Gündoğdu, Tuncay Kan, and Mustafa Kenan Gecer

the essential element selenium are relatively recently discovered. Independently or in combination, vitamins C, E, selenium, and carotenoids may act as anticancer or cardioprotective agents by a variety of mechanisms. One such protective mechanism

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Sandra M. Bijelić, Branislava R. Gološin, Jelena I. Ninić Todorović, Slobodan B. Cerović, and Boris M. Popović

characteristics. After stone extraction, the mesocarp underwent chemical analyses for TSC, SSC, total acids, total and reducing sugars, and contents of sucrose, vitamin C, Ca-pectates, proteins, cellulose, anthocyanins, and tannins. The analyses were performed by

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Sima Panahirad, Rahim Naghshiband-Hassani, Babak Ghanbarzadeh, Fariborz Zaare-Nahandi, and Nasser Mahna

) ( Terefe et al., 2014 ) as well as vitamin C, flavonoids ( Zhou et al., 2008 ), and anthocyanin degradations ( Jiang et al., 2005 ). On the other hand, PODs control the level of peroxides generated in oxygenation reactions to avoid excessive formation of

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Vincent M. Russo and Wayne W. Fish

carotenoids were measured at wavelengths of 664, 647, and 470 nm, respectively. Total vitamin C was determined with methods of Hodges et al. (2001) with readings at 525 nm. Measurements were compared with appropriate standards. Field culture. Tests were

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Leqi Yang, Xiao Yang, Hong Zhao, Danfeng Huang, and Dongqin Tang

study, we aimed to develop an ebb-and-flow subirrigation strategy for commercial greenhouse lettuce production that results in high yields of healthy plants with high contents of potentially health-promoting compounds—such as vitamin C, chlorophyll

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Pimjai Seehanam, Danai Boonyakiat, and Nithiya Rattanapanone

, ethanol accumulation, and development of off-flavor. All coatings reduced respiration rates and weight loss and provided higher gloss and better appearance than control fruit. Some coatings increased TSS levels but no major effects on pH, TA, and vitamin C

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Ferit Celik, Sezai Ercisli, Suzan O. Yilmaz, and Attila Hegedus

included fruit weight, number of fruits per cluster, fruit shape index (width/length), flesh per seed ratio, fruit skin color (as chroma, color intensity), SSC, vitamin C, titratable acidity, pH, total fiber, total protein, pectin, ash, total anthocyanin