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Cultivated sweet rowanberries have high phenolic content and antioxidant capacity

Kokko, Harri; Hukkanen, Anne and Kärenlampi, Sirpa (2007) Cultivated sweet rowanberries have high phenolic content and antioxidant capacity. In: NJF Report, Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists, 3 (1), p. 17.

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Cultivation of sweet rowan was started in Kuopio in 1990 when various cultivars and hybrids adapted to nothern climates were planted in the University Botanical Garden.
All the cultivars have high antioxidant and phenolic content. The phenolic profile and high antioxidant capacity make the rowanberries potentially very interesting sources of preservatives and colouring agents for the food processing industry.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:sweet rowan, phenolic content, antioxidant capacity
Subjects: Food systems > Food security, food quality and human health
Research affiliation: Finland
Related Links:http://www.njf.nu/filebank/files/20070409$210108$fil$3BGHMDxHaPL0C49DUdoA.pdf
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:16008
Deposited On:19 Aug 2009
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:39
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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