NON-DESTRUCTIVE QUANTIFICATION OF CAROTENOIDS IN INTACT WATERMELON (Citrullus lanatus) USING ON-LINE NEAR INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY

@inproceedings{Tamburini2015NONDESTRUCTIVEQO,
  title={NON-DESTRUCTIVE QUANTIFICATION OF CAROTENOIDS IN INTACT WATERMELON (Citrullus lanatus) USING ON-LINE NEAR INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY},
  author={Elena Tamburini and Giuseppe Ferrari and Paola Pedrini and Valentina Doneg{\`a} and Marco Malavasi and Maria Gabriella Marchetti},
  year={2015}
}
Fruit consumption is no longer merely a result of taste and personal preference, but is being a concern of health due to the fruit nutrients content1. Fruits and fruit-based products are increasingly becoming a significant component of the human diet worldwide and are associated with reduced risks of some types of cancer and cardiovascular diseases2. These beneficial properties appears to be related to antioxidants, mainly carotenoids. Even though human body does not synthetize carotenoids… Expand

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