Instrumental texture profile analysis (TPA) of date fruits as a function of its physico-chemical properties

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Abstract

Instrumental texture profile analysis (TPA) of nine batches of date flesh with different quality levels was performed and the parameters were related to its physico-chemical properties (i.e., color, mass, length, width of whole date fruit as well as moisture, crude fiber, fructose, glucose, sucrose, and pectin contents). Results of instrumental TPA showed significant linear correlation of hardness with moisture content, crude fiber and pectin content (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)866-873
Number of pages8
JournalIndustrial Crops and Products
Volume50
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2013

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Keywords

  • Cluster analysis
  • Correlation
  • Fiber
  • Principal component analysis
  • Sugar
  • Texture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agronomy and Crop Science

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