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Quality of mandarins grown in different orchards in Coorg.

Ramana, K. V. R. and Ramteke, R. S. and Rajalakshmi, D. (1979) Quality of mandarins grown in different orchards in Coorg. Indian Food Packer, 33 (2). 6-10, 5 ref..

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Abstract

As part of a survey to collect information on the climatic conditions, cultural practices and yields from orange orchards in the Coorg district of Karnataka, it was established that total soluble solids (TSS) in the fruits from different orchards varied from 10.0 to 12.5%, total sugars from 8.0 to 9.0%, total acidity from 0.37 to 0.65% and TSS/acid ratio from 17.2 to 28.0. The wide range of variation in the TSS/acid ratios on acidities indicates that the TSS/acid ratio may not be a suitable criterion for establishing the maturity of the fruit; on the other hand, TSS alone is a reliable index for fixing the optimum maturity. No significant differences in chemical composition were observed between fruits harvested from different positions on the same tree.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ORANGES-; mandarins, orchards & quality of; mandarins, ripeness detn. criteria for; RIPENING-
Subjects: 600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 14 Physical properties
600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 24 Fruits > 03 Citrus fruits
Divisions: Fruit and Vegetable Technology
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2013 09:39
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2013 09:39
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/6875

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