American Journal of Engineering and Technology Management

Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2018

  • Instrumental Texture Profile Analysis (TPA) of Cucumber Fruit as Influenced by Its Part and Maturity Stage

    Oderhowho Nyorere, Hilary Uguru

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2018
    Pages: 54-60
    Received: 15 September 2018
    Accepted: 27 September 2018
    Published: 24 October 2018
    Abstract: Instrumental texture profile analysis (TPA) of Nandini cucumber fruit, was measured as a function of its parts (stalk, mid and blossom), and maturity stages. These textural parameters; hardness, springiness, adhesiveness, gumminess, stringiness, fracturability, and chewiness of the fruit were measured; over a course of four maturity stages, 6, 9, 1... Show More