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Valtcho D. Zheljazkov, Vasile Cerven, Charles L. Cantrell, Wayne M. Ebelhar, and Thomas Horgan

harvested area of ≈32,076 ha ( USDA, NASS, Crop Report, 2007 ). The U.S. peppermint oil is considered of high quality and U.S. essential oil broker companies have dominated the peppermint essential oil market. The essential oil content and composition of

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Xinjuan Chen, Zhujun Zhu, Joska Gerendás, and Nadine Zimmermann

GSs among Chinese Brassica campestris vegetables ( He et al., 2000 , 2002 ; Hill et al., 1987 ; Lewis and Fenwick, 1988 ). Therefore, the objective of this study was to compare and evaluate the composition and content of GSs in edible parts in

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Molly Felts, Renee T. Threlfall, John R. Clark, and Margaret L. Worthington

attributes of the muscadines were evaluated in this study. Physiochemical analysis Fruit for physiochemical analysis was analyzed in triplicate per genotype. Each replication was a clamshell. The physiochemical analysis included physical and compositional

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L.E. Parent and M. Dafir

Abbreviations: CDA, compositional data analysis; CND, compositional nutrient diagnosis; CVA, critical value approach; DRIS, diagnosis and recommendation integrated system. 1 Professor. 2 Graduate student. The research was supported by the Natural

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Justin Morris, Gary Main, Renee Threlfall, and Keith Striegler

Possingham, 1987 ). Although machine and minimal pruning can be cost effective, the impact of these pruning systems on grape yield and fruit composition is a concern. Machine-pruned ‘Concord’ ( Vitis labruscana ) vines sustained higher yields with similar

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Renee T. Threlfall, John R. Clark, Aubrey N. Dunteman, and Margaret L. Worthington

not get to taste the blackberries. The objective of this research was to identify marketable attributes of fresh-market blackberries through evaluations of physical, composition, and sensory attributes that allow consumers to assess appearance, flavor

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Ying Kong, Jinrong Bai, Lixin Lang, Fang Bao, Xiaoying Dou, Huan Wang, and Hongzhong Shang

using InteractiVenn tool ( Heberle et al., 2015 ) and a nonmetric multidimensional scaling (nMDS) conducted by PAST 3.0 to visualize patterns of variation among samples ( Hammer et al., 2001 ; Suinyuy et al., 2013 ). Results and Discussion Composition

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Martin P.N. Gent

Composition of the shoot tissue of lettuce changes with environment. Light intensity or daily light integral affects the concentrations of nitrate, sugars, and other metabolites in various leafy green vegetables, including lettuce and spinach

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Donald R. Davis

:1.4:2.2. APPARENT NUTRIENT DECLINES IN HISTORICAL FOOD COMPOSITION DATA There are three quantitative reports of apparent median or average declines of nutrients in groups of vegetables or fruits ( Davis et al., 2004 ; Mayer, 1997 ; White and Broadley, 2005 ). The

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Valtcho D. Zheljazkov, Tess Astatkie, and Ekaterina Jeliazkova

that ‘Native’ spearmint can be grown in a wide range of environments outside the traditional spearmint production areas and produce desirable yields and oil composition ( Zheljazkov et al., 2010a , 2010b , 2012 , 2013 ). Spearmint oil content in