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Research Article

Physicochemical Characterization and Polyphenolic Content of Beninese Honeys

Table 2

Clustering of samples.

CharacteristicsNumber of samplesSamplesRepresentative zones

Cluster 1None15B1, B6, N5, N6, N9, T5, T6, T7, T9, T10, K2, K8, K9, K10, Z6ZS: 50%
ZSG: 25%
ZG: 10%

Cluster 2(i) Darkest12B2, B5, B9, N3, N4, N7, K1, K3, K4, K5, K6, K7ZS: 30%
ZSG: 30%
(ii) High pH
(iii) High conductivity
(iv) High flavonoid content

Cluster 3(i) Low proline content16B3, B4, B7, B8, B10, N1, N10, T8, Z1, Z2, Z3, Z4, Z5, Z8, Z9, Z10ZS: 5%
(ii) Low phenolic contentZSG: 35%
ZG: 80%

Cluster 4(i) High sugar content2N2, N8ZSG: 10%
(ii) High proline content
(iii) Low moisture

Cluster 5(i) Lightest5T1, T2, T3, T4, Z7ZS: 20%
(ii) High phenolic contentZG: 10%

ZS: Sudanese zone; ZSG: Sudano-Guinean zone; ZG: Guinean zone. B: Bassila; N: N’Dali; K: Kandi; T: Tanguieta; Z: Zogbodomey.

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