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Table 1 Pomological characteristics and Soluble Solid Content (SSC), pH and acidity of hawthorn species (fresh weight basis)

From: Organic acids, sugars, vitamin C content and some pomological characteristics of eleven hawthorn species (Crataegus spp.) from Turkey

Species Fruit weight (g) Fruit height (mm) Fruit width (mm) Seed number Seed weight (g) Fruit stalk length (mm) Fruit stalk thickness (mm) SCC (%) pH Acidity (%)
C. pontica 2.29 c* 13.13 bcd 12.15 c 1.00 e 0.24 f 7.21 b 0.87 cde 17.51 b 4.58 b 0.88 c
C. atrosanguinea. 1.49 d 13.51 bc 13.36 c 4.00 b 0.45 de 0.83 d 0.89 b-e 11.61 c 4.29 b 1.65 b
C. meyeri 0.58 e 10.86 e 10.38 d 1.00 e 0.13 g 13.60 a 0.36 de 3.05 e 5.06 ab 0.22 f
C. pseudoheterophylla 3.48 a 1.67 f 2.21 e 4.00 b 0.68 ab 1.71 d 0.10 e 7.75 d 4.22 b 0.46 e
C. orientalis var. orientalis 3.20 ab 15.56 a 17.68 a 4.00 b 0.75 a 4.14 c 1.63 ab 11.85 c 4.26 b 1.78 b
C. monogyna subsp. azarella 2.93 b 14.75 ab 14.80 b 2.00 d 0.54 cd 1.57 d 1.90 a 20.00 a 5.99 a 0.41 e
C. monogyna subsp. monogyna 1.35 d 13.12 bcd 12.55 c 1.00 e 0.29 f 7.63 b 0.82 cde 18.25 b 4.73 ab 0.82 c
C. curvisepala 0.62 e 11.20 de 10.02 d 1.00 e 0.26 f 13.32 a 0.67 cde 3.35 e 5.22 ab 0.65 d
C. szovitsii 1.25 d 12.54 cde 12.69 c 3.00 c 0.27 f 8.14 b 1.37 abc 2.35 e 4.50 b 0.31 ef
Crataegus pentagyna 1.60 d 1.29 f 1.44 e 5.00 5 0.61 bc 1.58 d 0.20 e 12.02 c 4.36 b 0.45 e
C. aroni var. aroni 3.00 b 15.72 a 17.67 a 4.00 b 0.43 e 7.18 b 1.05 bcd 11.50 c 4.61 b 2.40 a
  1. *There were significant (P < 0.01) differences among the different letters in the same columns.
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