Response of carotenoids and tocols of durum wheat in relation to water stress and sulfur fertilization.

@article{Fratianni2013ResponseOC,
  title={Response of carotenoids and tocols of durum wheat in relation to water stress and sulfur fertilization.},
  author={Alessandra Fratianni and Luigia Giuzio and Tiziana Di Criscio and Flagella Zina and Gianfranco Panfili},
  journal={Journal of agricultural and food chemistry},
  year={2013},
  volume={61 11},
  pages={2583-90}
}
Lipophilic antioxidants are essential components of plant defense against stressful conditions. The response of carotenoids and tocols to water deficit and sulfur fertilization was investigated in durum wheat cultivars. The amounts of tocols and carotenoids were evaluated in both whole meal and semolina samples. Differences among cultivars were observed… CONTINUE READING