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Euphytica

, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 39–47 | Cite as

Methods to determine solidity and dry matter content of onions (Allium cepa L.)

  • M. Nieuwhof
  • J. W. De Bruyn
  • Frieda Garretsen
Article

Summary

Different testing methods to measure solidity and dry matter content of onion bulbs were examined. The correlation coefficients between the characters determined were calculated. No strong correlations were found between the results of the different methods of measuring solidity. The refraction value of the press juice gives reliable information on the dry matter content of the onion bulb.

Keywords

Plant Physiology Strong Correlation Refraction Matter Content Reliable Information 
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© H. Veenman en Zonen N.V. 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Nieuwhof
    • 1
  • J. W. De Bruyn
    • 1
  • Frieda Garretsen
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Horticultural Plant Breeding (IVT)Wageningenthe Netherlands

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