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- Carr, James B., et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Subtropical plant science 2011 v.24 no.2 pp. 140-147
- Carica papaya; Papaya ringspot virus; allergens; benzyl isothiocyanate; calcium; color; commercialization; cultivars; food safety; fruit crops; fruits; nutrient content; nutrients; nutrition; papain; pedigree; proteins; ripening; vitamin A; Hawaii
- ... Rainbow papaya (Carica papaya L.) is a genetically engineered (GE) cultivar with resistance to papaya ringspot virus (PRSV). This cultivar currently accounts for about 70% of Hawaii's papaya acreage. The nutritional composition of Rainbow papaya and a non-transgenic control were analyzed to address GE food safety concerns regarding the potential for altered nutritional composition and altered expr ...