Vol. 16 No. 1 (2010)
Articles

Assessment of apple varieties based on consumer judgement in integrated production for fresh consumption

Published January 3, 2010
J. Felföldi
Department of Agrobusiness Management, Faculty of Applied Economics and Rural Development, CASE, University of Debrecen
T. Szabó
Újfehértói GYKSZNK Ltd.
J. Nyéki
Research and Development Institute, CASE, University of Debrecen
Z. Szabó
Research and Development Institute, CASE, University of Debrecen
M. Soltész
Research and Development Institute, CASE, University of Debrecen
F. Apáti
Department of Agrobusiness Management, Faculty of Applied Economics and Rural Development, CASE, University of Debrecen
pdf

APA

Felföldi, J., Szabó, T., Nyéki, J., Szabó, Z., Soltész, M., & Apáti, F. (2010). Assessment of apple varieties based on consumer judgement in integrated production for fresh consumption. International Journal of Horticultural Science, 16(1), 71-74. https://doi.org/10.31421/IJHS/16/1/867

In a former paper we treated the same relation comparing varieties frown in the biological or organic system of growing, now the tests have been performed with samples grown by the integrated system. The scores registered properties as taste, skin, colour, consistency and size. In addition, we also explored the relation between general impression and the individual properties.As first purpose, we started with collecting primary data on 15 samples taken from fruits grown by the integrated method and kept over 60–90 days in a store, then offered to the consumers. The test is based on an organoleptic assessment (records are registered in a questionary). The individual judgements are processed and coefficients of correlation between the traits (taste, skin, size, colour) calculated. The validity of the mathematically proved relations is considered to be decisive in judging the preferencial consumption of fruits.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

Metrics

Metrics Loading ...