Effects of ionizing radiation on white potatoes

Abstract

Among factors other than sprout inhibition wl-ich must be considered in the practical application of ionizing radiation as a process for increasing the shelf life of white potatoes are fine effects of the treatment on ( l ) weight losses during storage, (2) the normal resistance of the tubers to decay, (3) peeling and trimming losses, and (4) cooking quality and acceptance. This report deals with an evaluation of some of these factors as observed in two varieties.

DOI: 10.1007/BF02855043

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@article{Heiligman2008EffectsOI, title={Effects of ionizing radiation on white potatoes}, author={F. Heiligman}, journal={American Potato Journal}, year={2008}, volume={34}, pages={153-157} }