Air pollution effects on food quality. 2nd annual progress report

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Progress is reported in studies to determine the effect of acute, toxic exposures of ozone to alfalfa, potato, and soybean plants. The objective has been to correlate the foliar response with alterations in quality of the edible portion of the plant viz. the leaf, tuber and seed of alfalfa, potato and soybean, respectively. In 1977 we (1) modified our fumigation facilities, (2) developed protocol for studies with alfalfa and potato, and (3) conducted studies on flavonoid status of alfalfa and a series of parameters of potato tubers. In 1978 we (1) conducted more indepth studies with alfalfa, (2) repeated the ... continued below

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Pell, E.J. February 1, 1979.

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Progress is reported in studies to determine the effect of acute, toxic exposures of ozone to alfalfa, potato, and soybean plants. The objective has been to correlate the foliar response with alterations in quality of the edible portion of the plant viz. the leaf, tuber and seed of alfalfa, potato and soybean, respectively. In 1977 we (1) modified our fumigation facilities, (2) developed protocol for studies with alfalfa and potato, and (3) conducted studies on flavonoid status of alfalfa and a series of parameters of potato tubers. In 1978 we (1) conducted more indepth studies with alfalfa, (2) repeated the potato study, (3) began to develop protocol for measuring additional parameters of alfalfa and potato quality, and (4) developed protocol for cultivating and exposing soybean plants.

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  • Report No.: COO-4331-2
  • Report No.: CAES-525-79
  • Grant Number: EE-77-S-02-4331
  • DOI: 10.2172/6098646 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6098646
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1110864

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Pell, E.J. Air pollution effects on food quality. 2nd annual progress report, report, February 1, 1979; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1110864/: accessed May 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.