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SUCROSE METABOLISM IN MANGO FRUIT DURING RIPENING

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The amounts of sucrose, starch, fructose and glucose were determined in ripening mango fruits (cv. Haden) grown in Venezuela. Samples were taken at two-day intervals, over a ripening period of 16 days commencing 90 days after flowering. The level of sucrose increased rapidly after day 6 and then remained high. The amount of starch decreased slightly during the ripening period but was insufficient to account for the observed increase in the level of sucrose. Reducing sugars, comprising mainly ...

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CASTRILLO, M More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Plant Sciences
WHATLEY, F More by this author
Journal:
PLANT SCIENCE
Volume:
84
Issue:
1
Pages:
45-51
Publication date:
1992
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ISSN:
0168-9452
URN:
uuid:671a7555-6451-45c9-b3d8-62f65eadddea
Source identifiers:
43911
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pubs:43911

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