Rapid method for total carotenoid detection in canary yellow-fleshed watermelon.


Yellow-fleshed watermelons (Citrullus lanatus[Thunb.] Matsum. and Nakai) contain many different carotenoids, all in low to trace amounts. Since there is not 1 predominant carotenoid in yellow-fleshed watermelon, testing the total carotenoid content among watermelon lines is important in determining the antioxidant potential and thus potential health… (More)


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