Journal of Food Quality / 2019 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Effects of Root Cooling on Plant Growth and Fruit Quality of Cocktail Tomato during Two Consecutive Seasons

Table 3

Effects of root cooling on sugar, organic acid, and carotenoid concentrations of cocktail tomato fruits.

Sugars (mg/g FW)Organic acids (mg/g FW)Carotenoids (μg/g FW)
GlucoseFructoseSucroseMalic acidCitric acidAscorbic acidLycopeneβ-carotene

2017-2018 winter“Amoroso”Control18.91 ± 0.7715.33 ± 0.791.32 ± 0.341.08 ± 0.115 ± 0.620.23 ± 0.0172.48 ± 5.797.51 ± 0.36
Cool20.38 ± 0.9516.47 ± 0.681.53 ± 0.211.09 ± 0.15.15 ± 0.310.22 ± 0.0282.25 ± 10.678.28 ± 0.71
p0.0150.0240.2280.8200.6110.7340.0860.047
“Delioso”Control19.08 ± 1.0115.63 ± 1.230.91 ± 0.291.04 ± 0.124.75 ± 0.650.19 ± 0.0185.08 ± 5.857.60 ± 0.62
Cool21.04 ± 1.1717.72 ± 0.681.28 ± 0.120.99 ± 0.204.89 ± 0.610.23 ± 0.01102.5 ± 5.638.43 ± 0.54
p0.0450.0330.0700.6270.7100.0010.0020.055

2018 summer“Amoroso”Control19.44 ± 1.0317.49 ± 0.900.59 ± 0.190.29 ± 0.044.22 ± 0.280.23 ± 0.0179.55 ± 6.909.76 ± 0.64
Cool20.78 ± 0.9417.99 ± 0.760.71 ± 0.110.27 ± 0.064.28 ± 0.550.25 ± 0.0272.52 ± 5.959.45 ± 0.63
p0.0410.3270.2420.6190.8210.0190.0880.411
“Delioso”Control18.41 ± 0.7416.85 ± 0.660.99 ± 0.280.26 ± 0.023.60 ± 0.130.20 ± 0.0179.72 ± 2.2510.66 ± 0.74
Cool19.82 ± 0.7017.70 ± 0.641.24 ± 0.230.26 ± 0.043.91 ± 0.380.24 ± 0.0293.17 ± 3.0810.22 ± 1.23
p0.0150.0710.160.7000.1050.003≤0.0010.525

Significant differences () are indicated in bold.

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