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Title: Variability of the phenolic profiles in the fruits from old, recent and new apple cultivars cultivated in Belgium
Authors: De Paepe, Domien
VALKENBORG, Dirk
Noten, Bart
Servaes, Kelly
Diels, Ludo
De Loose, Marc
Van Droogenbroeck, Bart
Voorspoels, Stefan
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: SPRINGER
Citation: METABOLOMICS, 11 (3), p. 739-752
Abstract: The objective of this study was to explore the utility of the phenolic pattern (1) to differentiate or associate between cultivars with a different or same genetic background respectively and (2) to assess some important quality traits (color, disease resistance, and browning) in apple fruit. A unique set of cultivars/candivars occurring in Belgium were selected for this survey. It was possible to segregate the studied apple cultivars/candivars into three clusters: red-flesh apple candivars, classic/new cultivars and candivars and heritage apple cultivars. It was found that the heritage apple varieties selected for their disease resistance and cultivated under organic agricultural practice demonstrate a remarkable different phenolic profile. Furthermore, it was found that the phenolic makeup of the peel could suggest the genetic relationships among the apple cultivars. In conclusion, the knowledge of the phenolic profile could be a useful instrument in breeding programs to identify apples with better quality traits, processing characteristics and health-benefiting effects.
Notes: [De Paepe, Domien; Valkenborg, Dirk; Noten, Bart; Servaes, Kelly; Diels, Ludo; Voorspoels, Stefan] Flemish Inst Technol Res VITO, Business Unit Separat & Convers Technol SCT, B-2400 Mol, Belgium. [De Paepe, Domien; De Loose, Marc; Van Droogenbroeck, Bart] Inst Agr & Fisheries Res ILVO, Prod Qual & Innovat PI, Technol & Food Sci Unit T&V, B-9820 Merelbeke, Belgium. [Valkenborg, Dirk] Flemish Inst Technol Res VITO, Business Unit Qual Environm MRG, B-2400 Mol, Belgium. [Valkenborg, Dirk] Hasselt Univ, Interuniv Inst Biostat & Stat Bioinformat, B-3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/18948
DOI: 10.1007/s11306-014-0730-2
ISI #: 000354137100018
ISSN: 1573-3882
Category: A1
Type: Journal Contribution
Validation: ecoom, 2016
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