Phytochemicals in native Peruvian Capsicum pubescens (Rocoto)

  title={Phytochemicals in native Peruvian Capsicum pubescens (Rocoto)},
  author={Sven W. Meckelmann and C. Jansen and Dieter W. Riegel and M. Zonneveld and L. R{\'i}os and Karla B. Pe{\~n}a and E. Mueller-Seitz and M. Petz},
  journal={European Food Research and Technology},
  • Sven W. Meckelmann, C. Jansen, +5 authors M. Petz
  • Published 2015
  • Biology
  • European Food Research and Technology
  • Peru is considered a hotspot with maybe the highest diversity of domesticated chili peppers. Capsicum pubescens is the least explored domesticated chili pepper, especially with regard to its chemical composition. Thirty-two different C. pubescens (Rocoto) accessions, out of the national Peruvian Capsicum germplasm collection at the Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agraria, were selected for investigating the phytochemical content and its variability. After drying and milling, the fruits were… CONTINUE READING
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