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Table 1 Colorimetric analysis of halved aronia berries after temperature cycling1

From: Refrigerated and frozen storage impact aronia berry quality

No. of temperature cycles L* a* b*
0 22.0 ± 4.3a 20.2 ± 0.1a 8.79 ± 0.96a
6 16.2 ± 2.3b 13.1 ± 1.2b 5.56 ± 0.82b
12 13.2 ± 1.9b,c 11.3 ± 1.1c 4.66 ± 0.91c
18 12.1 ± 0.6c 10.8 ± 1.1c 3.87 ± 0.37c,d
24 9.99 ± 0.56c 9.59 ± 0.73d 3.30 ± 0.18d
  1. 1Data are means ± standard deviation of n = 4 aliquots aronia plants, with duplicate analysis for each plant. Data were analyzed by one-way ANOVA with Tukey’s multiple comparison test P < 0.05. Identical letters in the same column indicate values are not significantly different