Journal : Postharvest Biology and Technology , vol. 116 , p. 16–25 , 2016
International Standard Numbers
Printed : 0925-5214
Electronic : 1873-2356
Publication type : Academic article
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The purpose of the present study was to examine how glucosinolate (GLS) levels in broccoli flower buds are affected by storage time, temperature and radiation treatments in an experiment with multi-level design simulating mapped commercial storage conditions from harvest until consumer purchase. The GLS content in broccoli flower buds was examined during pre-storage and storage of broccoli heads, representing refrigerated transport with wholesale distribution and retail, respectively. The GLS analysis was conducted also for floret stalks of chosen broccoli........