Dogwood fruits favourability for freezing
Dogwood (Cornus mas L.) fruits favourability for freezing / Postolenko Ye.P. // Sadivnytstvo (Horticulture). – 2017. – 72. – P. 142-148. – Refs.: 8. – in Ukrainian.
The author presents the results of the researches on the dogwood fruits (the cultivars Mykhailivs’ky and Lukyanivs’ky) storage as frozen for six months and has substantiated scientifically the peculiarities of preserving their quality when freezing in the air medium as spilled and in the steep sugar (concentrations of 20 and 40%). The ascorbic acid and antozians preservation in the berries frozen in the sugar after storing during the mentioned period appeared higher by 1. 3-1.5 and 1.5-1.9 times respectively as compared to the air medium. According to the complex of the quality indices cvs have been selected the fruits of which are favourable for freezing.
Key words: dogwood, quality, freezing, steep sugar, biochemical composition, preservation.
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