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- Wang, Ming Li; Irish, Brian; Tonnis, Brandon D.; Pinnow, David; Hotchkiss, Mike W.; Harrison, Melanie L.
- Austin Food Science 2017 v.2 no.1 pp. 1030
- amino acid composition; bamboo shoots; bamboos; boron; calcium; crude protein; dry season; gardens; geographical variation; germplasm conservation; growers; growing season; harvest date; histidine; iron; leaves; leucine; manganese; minerals; nutrient content; nutritive value; potassium; proline; tryptophan; wet season; zinc; Georgia; Puerto Rico
- ... Bamboo shoots and leaves are nutritious, providing food for human and animal consumption. However their nutrient value depends on a number of factors including the bamboo species (e.g. taxon), harvesting season and growing location. Leaf crude protein content, amino acid composition and mineral element concentration were quantified from leaf samples collected from 222 accessions representing two b ...