Quality Evaluation of Fruit of a Range of Apple Cultivars/ Clones Grown in Ireland

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Title: Quality Evaluation of Fruit of a Range of Apple Cultivars/ Clones Grown in Ireland
Authors: Gormley, T. R. (Thomas Ronan)
O'Kennedy, Niall D.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/6995
Date: 1980
Abstract: Overall quality of 20 apple cultivars/clones grown in Ireland was evaluated based on husbandry factors and fruit composition, colour, texture, flavour and aroma. Samples were tested on 7 occasions over a period of 4 seasons. Results showed that fruit of the cultivars/clones Golden Delicious, GD Smoothee, Crispin, Gala and GDC 446 was of good overall quality; that of Gloster 69, Idared, GD 88, GD 85, GD Stark, Karmijn and Moss's Seedling was intermediate while fruit of Jonathan, Kent, Suntan, Ivette, Sinta, GD 4E-23-10, Goldjon and GD Stark was of poor overall quality. The data show that fruit of Golden Delicious and its clones is well represented in the 'good overall quality' category.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: An Foras TalĂșntais
Keywords: Firmness;Acidity;Soluble solids
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Agriculture and Food Science Research Collection

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