EVALUATION OF SOME FRUIT CHARACTERISTICS OF JUJUBE (ZIZIPHUS JUJUBA MILL) GENOTYPES IN MANISA, TURKEY


Bilgin A. N.

APPLIED ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, cilt.18, ss.1649-1660, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 18 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.15666/aeer/1801_16491660
  • Dergi Adı: APPLIED ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1649-1660

Özet

Jujube fruits are widely consumed all over the world as food and herbal medicine due to their health benefits. It is known as a species with a wide variety of products. It can be found naturally throughout the world, including Turkey. Jujube is particularly popular nowadays for its high antioxidant activity and phenolic content. In this study conducted on 10 genotypes selected in Manisa/Demirci (Turkey) pomological, biochemical and organoleptic properties of fruit genotypes were investigated. The results stated, the characteristics examined differed according to genotypes. The highest TSS, phenol and antioxidant content were 45.34%, 322.39 mg GAE/g fw and 96.75 mu mol TE/g fw, respectively. Some genotypes are thought to be beneficial for public health as well as for table use due to their phytochemical contents.