publication . Article . 2015

Lycopene and flesh colour differences in grafted and non-grafted watermelon.

D. Fekete; M. Stéger-Máté; V. Bőhm; G. Balázs; N. Kappel;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015 Journal: Acta Universitatis Sapientiae: Alimentaria (issn: 2066-7744, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Sciendo
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title> <jats:p> The experiment was carried out in three regions in Hungary (Jászszentandrás, Cece, Újkígyós) in 2013 to determine the fruit quality of grafted watermelon (Citrullus lanatus Thunb.). The “RX 467” seedless watermelon variety was grafted on two commercial rootstocks “FR STRONG” [Lagenaria siceraria (Mol.) Standl.] and “RS 841” (Cucurbita maxima Duchesne × Cucurbita moschata Duchesne). The lycopene and flesh colours are important quality characteristics even of the selfrooted and grafted watermelon. Some differences can be attributed to different environments, technological methods and to the type of rootstockscion combinat...
Subjects
free text keywords: grafting, watermelon, lycopene, flesh colour., Food processing and manufacture, TP368-456, Flesh, Organic chemistry, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Crop quality, Rootstock, Horticulture, Botany
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publication . Article . 2015

Lycopene and flesh colour differences in grafted and non-grafted watermelon.

D. Fekete; M. Stéger-Máté; V. Bőhm; G. Balázs; N. Kappel;