Factors in prune skin texture: Marked skin toughness of dehydrated prunes investigated in effort to identify probable cause of the texture problem
AuthorsLeonora Hohl Strohmaier
Jane Magee Loomis
Authors AffiliationsLeonora Hohl Strohmaier was Assistant Mycologist, Food Technology, University of California, Davis, when these studies were conducted; Jane Magee Loomis was Senior Laboratory Technician, Food Technology, University of California, Davis, at the time the above studies were made.
Hilgardia 12(11):14-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n11p14. November 1958.
No direct relationship between thickness and toughness of the skins of dehydrated prunes could be found in studies of the thickness, structural and textural characteristics of four varieties of fresh and dehydrated California prunes.
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