Metrics details Abstract Potato is a staple food crop providing basic nutrition to millions of people globally. Although valued as a staple carbohydrate crop, tubers with higher levels of health-promoting compounds could have a positive impact on the health of populations.
In this study, Matures fat 77379 varieties of potato, including rare, heritage and commercial varieties, were planted in two trial sites in Ireland and evaluated for total carotenoids Matures fat 77379 l-ascorbic acid content.
Yellow-skinned or fleshed varieties also had higher contents than those with paler or white Matures fat 77379, with no relationship found for other colours. showed a ificant difference between tubers planted in Intimate encounters Nashua years in the same site, but no difference was found for different sites in the same year.
ificant differences in l-ascorbic acid content were observed across years and sites. This study provides useful information on the levels of an important micronutrient, l-ascorbic acid, and potential health-promoting phytochemicals such as carotenoids in a range of potato varieties.
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