Chemical composition of hazelnuts (Corylus avellana L.) grown in New Zealand.

  title={Chemical composition of hazelnuts (Corylus avellana L.) grown in New Zealand.},
  author={Geoffrey Peter Savage and David Leslie McNeil},
  journal={International journal of food sciences and nutrition},
  volume={49 3},
Hazelnut (Corylus avellana L.) samples were collected from all replications of six different cultivars of trees grown in an experimental orchard at Lincoln University. Five cultivars were originally imported from overseas, three from the USA and two from Europe, and one cultivar was selected locally. Representative samples of nuts were harvested from 12-year-old trees in autumn 1995. The total oil content of the hazelnuts ranged from 54.6 to 63.2% while the crude protein ranged from 14.3 to 18… CONTINUE READING

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