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    Fluorescence Measurement of Postharvest Physiological Deterioration (PPD) in Cassava Storage Roots
    Authors:  Jia Xu, John K. Fellman and Peng Zhang, date: 09/20/2013, view: 11705, Q&A: 1
    [Abstract] Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) is a perennial root crop in the tropics. Within 24-72 hours of harvest the storage roots deteriorate rapidly, thereby necessitating their prompt processing or consumption. Postharvest physiological deterioration (PPD) of cassava storage roots is the result of a rapid oxidative burst, which leads to ...

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