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- Besada, C.; Salvador, A.; Vázquez-Gutiérrez, J.L.; Herando, I.; Pérez-Munuera, I.
- Acta horticulturae 2012 v. no.934 pp. 713-718
- antioxidant activity; astringency; carbon dioxide; catechol oxidase; cell walls; cultivars; intercellular spaces; mechanical damage; microstructure; persimmons; tannins
- ... Flesh browning caused by mechanical damage is one of the most important disorders during shelf-life of persimmon 'Rojo Brillante', which is an astringent cultivar. Our previous studies have shown that browning manifestation is influenced by the level of astringency of the fruit; the present work studies the implication of polyphenol oxidase activity and total antioxidant capacity. Astringent and n ...