Strawberries from integrated pest management and organic farming: phenolic composition and antioxidant properties.

@article{Fernandes2012StrawberriesFI,
  title={Strawberries from integrated pest management and organic farming: phenolic composition and antioxidant properties.},
  author={Virg{\'i}nia C. Fernandes and Valentina F Domingues and V{\'i}ctor de Freitas and Cristina Delerue-Matos and Nuno Mateus},
  journal={Food chemistry},
  year={2012},
  volume={134 4},
  pages={1926-31}
}
Consumer awareness, pesticide and fertilizer contaminations and environmental concerns have resulted in significant demand for organically grown farm produce. Consumption of berries has become popular among health-conscious consumers due to the high levels of valuable antioxidants, such as anthocyanins and other phenolic compounds. The present study evaluated the influence that organic farming (OF) and integrated pest management (IPM) practise exert on the total phenolic content in 22… CONTINUE READING

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