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Vegetables and Vegetable Products

  • Hans Ferdinand Linskens
  • John F. Jackson

Part of the Modern Methods of Plant Analysis book series (MOLMETHPLANT, volume 16)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. J.-F. Thibault, C. M. G. C. Renard, F. Guillon
    Pages 23-55
  3. J. F. V. Vincent
    Pages 57-72
  4. T. H. N. Ellis
    Pages 117-160
  5. O. S. Fatoki
    Pages 161-167
  6. M. D. Laryea, E. Mayatepek, M. Leichsenring
    Pages 169-184
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 185-187

About this book

Introduction

The analysis of vegetables and vegetable products is now an important part of everyday life. From the dietary point of view we need to know both the positive and negative aspects of the vegetables we consume - whether they have a high fibre content, for example, or what pesticide residues are present. And from the producers' standpoint, we need to know the methods that are being used to develop new and better vegetables. Thus, genetic analysis becomes important. In this book, a chapter on genetic mapping of pea is included, together with approaches to squash and pumpkin breeding with high carotene content. Also, there are chapters covering the analysis of leaf protein and the oxalic acid content of vegetables, and the analysis of vegetables consumed in tropical Africa. All in all, it is a useful book to have on the shelf for those interested in horticulture, human nutrition or chemical analysis.

Keywords

Ernährung Gemüse Landwirtschaft Nahrungsmittelanalyse Vegetables agriculture agronomy amino acid fungi nitrogen nutrition pea plants pumpkins taxonomy

Editors and affiliations

  • Hans Ferdinand Linskens
    • 1
  • John F. Jackson
    • 2
  1. 1.ErlangenGermany
  2. 2.Department of Viticulture, Enology and Horticulture, Waite Agricultural Research InstituteUniversity of AdelaideGlen OsmondAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-84830-8
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-84832-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-84830-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0937-8340
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