Factors in prune skin texture: Marked skin toughness of dehydrated prunes investigated in effort to identify probable cause of the texture problem
Leonora Hohl Strohmaier, University of California
Jane Magee Loomis, University of California
California Agriculture 12(11):14-14. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v012n11p14.
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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.
Leonora 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.