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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Horticultural Aspects of Phytochemicals in Small Fruits: Introduction to the Workshop.

item Takeda, Fumiomi

Submitted to: HortScience
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: August 13, 2000
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: Small fruits, such as strawberries and blueberries, are rich in phytonutrients and regarded to have high human health-functional bioactivities. The following research areas will be discussed during this workshop: (1) the horticultural and environmental factors affecting antioxidant levels in small fruit, (2) fruit volatiles as related to postharvest shelf life and quality, (3) changes in non-volatile fruit constituents, and (4) olfactometric analyses and consumer perception of these value-added fruit constituents. In addition, novel detection methods for fruit- and microbial-derived aromas to address the food safety issues will be discussed.

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